Farlington Guitar Workshop - directed by Derek Hasted

Coronavirus precautions

Our Guitar Workshop is currently closed as requested by our Government

When this notice disappears, we're back making music again!

That doesn't mean we're idle - have a look at this...

A thriving informal Guitar group in Farlington near Havant/Portsmouth

  • Classical or Folk Guitar can be a solitary hobby... but not in South East Hampshire!
  • Established 1988, we meet on alternate Thursday evenings to play for fun
  • Run in Farlington by experienced local teacher Derek Hasted
  • We're intermediate & novice guitarists - we always welcome new players - enjoy friendly & relaxed music-making
  • We've a collection of 150+ ensemble pieces - all easy to play - you pick a part to suit your skill

Come along and see what we're about

Want to come along? A tiny checklist...

  • You need to be over 16 and able to read music
  • You need a classical or acoustic guitar and 8 months' to 80 years' playing experience
  • Your first session is completely free

What our players say...

"A very good place to improve sight-reading, and chance to play with and meet other guitarists"

"A friendly group of people who like music and want to progress"

"A very good experience - a fun evening for all standards"

"Fun, relaxed, and a good place to build your confidence"

More ...

If you live too far away...

Buy some of our music to share with your friends... over 160 pieces for sale!

When we're meeting


Currently closed because of Government Coronavirus restrictions


Next concert - Jul 2020

December concert raised £820 for Myeloma UK

£80,446 raised for charity

Much more guitar news on our leader's website

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Guitar Lessons

Interested in one-to-one lessons with Derek Hasted? Click here for his Classical Guitar Lessons website...