Hampshire Guitar Workshop - Lovedean - directed by Derek Hasted

Exciting news coming!

Check back soon - we have some exciting news to announce...

Coronavirus update

During lockdown we've recorded ourselves at home and put videos on YouTube.

Some videos have the score on-screen so you can play along...Find them all here!

A thriving informal Guitar group in Lovedean near Havant/Waterlooville

  • 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 Lovedean 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 & 8 months'-80 years' playing experience
  • Your first session's 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 - fun, relaxed, and a good place to build your confidence at all standards"

More ...

You live too far away?

Buy some of our music to share with your friends... over 220 pieces for sale!

Play along with us at home - music on screen...

Our Thursday meetings

September 9th & 23rd

October 14th & 28th

November 11th & 25th

December 9th


We've moved to Lovedean!

Next concert - news later

December 2019 concert raised £820 for Myeloma UK

£80,446 raised for charity

Much more news on our leader's website