hago in pictures - 2005

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra in pictures - 2005

Welcome to our gallery of photos from 2005 - highlights of just some of the things we've been up to...

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Long Service Award

January 27th and it's our very first Long Service Awards
Here are (from left to right) Janet, Rich, Viv, Philip and Heather
Each with a certificate and gift to celebrate 100 rehearsals

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra 6th Birthday

On 24th February, we celebrated hago's 6th birthday

Hampshire Guitar Orchestra's 6th birthday

...and here we are devouring those birthday cakes!

The hago team at St Edward's Cambridge

In early June we visited Cambridge to share another concert with Cambridge Guitar Orchestra - visit our CGO Gallery

HAGO at St James Emsworth

In July, we played at St James' Emsworth
All the kneelers are hand-embroided, no two the same...

HAGO at St Agatha's

Less than a week later we put on a concert at St Agatha's Church Portsmouth - here's hago at the end of our set.

Bruce Paine and Hampshire Guitar Orchestra

The concert was held on the very evening of the London bombings, and our closing item, Schindler's List, was dedicated to all those killed and injured, and to their families and friends.
Read more and watch our video on our special gallery page.

The Birdman of Bognor

From the sublime to the very ridiculous indeed.
hago were invited to play at the Birdman of Bognor 2005, and here is what it's about - the "Flatulent Fairies" trying to fly for charity.
Lots more pictures in our Birdman of Bognor Gallery.

Handing over the contra

Jon, our Leader in 2005, hands over a contra guitar to Avril in a celebration following its outright purchase.

Lovedean Village Hall

In September, we migrated to Lovedean Village Hall, as our rehearsal venue at St John 's Church Hall Purbrook began a nightmare refurbishment that eventually saw us moving to Lovedean for good.

hago at Lovedean Village Hall

Here's the team obviously enjoying our new rehearsal venue!

hago's new alto guitars

In November we introduced two new altos - read the story here

Love Lane Petersfield

Also in November we journeyed up to Petersfield, to play at Love Lane Community Centre in aid of Cecily's Fund - here we are in the Green Room...

Thanks to Brian Gilmour for the photo

HAGO at Love Lane Petersfield

As the camera steps back, you can see the Green Room really is Green

Guitar Website 2005

A fresh new look was added to our website over Easter 2005

Our revamped Members Pages grew from 11 pages to 51.

In our first full year with website statistics, we served 385,211 pages

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