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!
Apr - Thu 25th - our 31st birthday!
May - Thu 9th & Thu 30th
Jun - Thu 13th & Thu 27th
Jul - 11th CONCERT
2nd & 4th Thursdays in Term Time