There are three reasons!
Firstly, with the kind permission of the Publishers of the Guitar Tutor Book from which our Director Derek teaches his adult beginners classes, he records early exercises for his complete beginners onto CD, and sells these in aid of charity.
Secondly, in the early days of Workshop, when we didn't have enough material for two Concerts a year, we used to hold Sponsored Events in the Summer, including
Thirdly, we've shared Concerts with our Director's Hampshire Guitar Orchestra, and it's pretty much impossible to unpick which ensemble raised how much of the totals we've sent off to the charities!
Sep - Thu 13th & Thu 27th
Oct - Thu 11th & Thu 25th
Nov - Thu 8th & Thu 22nd
Dec - concert - Thu 13th
2nd & 4th Thursdays in Term Time