Author: The Bangor Aye

Own A Piece of Bangor’s History

You can now own your very own piece of Bangor’s history thanks to these beautiful Drinks/Pint Glass Holders made using reclaimed timbers from Bangor Pier. Each drinks holder also has a penny coin from 1896 (the year the pier opened to the public) inset as part of the design. The drinks holders have been made by Jules Tattersall, from Anglesey, who is a woodturner and has been crafting gifts from wood for over 20 years. The drinks holders are limited to just 15 pieces that have been or will be made, with each item being individually signed and numbered....

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Batala Bangor Beginners Sessions

Do you like Drums, Rhythm and Movement? Well there’s a great opportunity waiting for you! A chance to join Batala Bangor! Batala Bangor is a vibrant Samba-Reggae Percussion band full of energy and uplifting spirit that performs at carnivals and festivals all over the UK. In the hope of attracting new members Batala Bangor are running 3 workshops for people to come and try it out, this is a great opportunity to learn new skills and you will then you will be given the opportunity to join the band at practice nights and gigging in 2018. Over the lessons...

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Free Admission for Under 16s at Bangor City

There will be Free Admission for all Under 16s at tonight’s Welsh premier League game between Bangor City and Connah’s Quay. The Free Admission initiative is the idea of the Bangor City Supporters Association, who have negotiated the deal with the club and are part financing the offer, which will allow U16s Free Admission to all Bangor City’s Welsh Premier Home games this season. There were 130 under 16s at the last home game so the initiative certainly seems to be taking off, not only will it allow youngsters free admission but also introduce them to the joys of...

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Patrick’s Bar Makes 2018 Good Beer Guide

Patrick’s Bar in Bangor has been included in the Good Beer Guide for 2018. The Good Beer Guide is a book published annually by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) listing what it considers to be the best cask ale outlets (pubs, clubs, and off licences) in the United Kingdom, the guide was first published in 1972 and is now in it’s 45th year. A number of Welsh pubs are included in the guide but Patrick’s is the only one in Bangor. The Irish themed bar in Upper Bangor has now been part of Bangor’s heritage for nearly twenty...

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Bangor Councillor Completes Great North Run To Say ’Thank you’

Why is a clinical psychologist for children with autism and learning disabilities, a mother of four, a County Councillor and a Welsh language ambassador raising money for the Meningitis Research Foundation? Because she wanted to thank those individuals that saved her 16 year old daughter’s life of the condition. Elin Walker Jones from Bangor ran the Great North Run in Newcastle on Sunday (10 September 2017) to raise awareness of meningitis, a serious condition that affects young people. And her run coincides with Meningitis Awareness week, which begins on the 18 of September 2017. “We never ever considered that...

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