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Every Can Counts at Bangor University

Bangor University is to improve its onsite recycling facilities for approximately 11,000 students and 2,000 members of staff by teaming up with Every Can Counts.

The University introduced branded ‘Every Can Counts’ recycling bins in eight locations, providing students and staff with the opportunity to recycle drink cans whilst ‘on the go’.

Publication date: 30 September 2019

Penrhos: public lecture at Bangor University on the Stanley family of Holyhead

The Stanley family of Penrhos, Holyhead will be the focus of an intriguing public lecture at Bangor University by the prominent local historian Dr Gareth Huws.  Entitled ‘Penrhos: powerful women and the curious tale of a knight, a lord and an “honourable"’, the lecture will take place on Wednesday, 9 October at 5.30pm, in the Eric Sunderland Lecture Theatre of the Main Arts Building.  Admission is free, and no tickets are required.

Publication date: 27 September 2019

A History Festival comes to town

Leading historians David Starkey, Lucy Worsley, David Olusoga and Trevor Fishlock seen regularly on our TV screens will be joining experts from Bangor University and across the UK to participate in the first History Festival being held in Bangor on 25th & 26th October 2019.

Publication date: 23 September 2019

Doors open to Brambell Natural History Museum

There will be an opportunity for the public to visit Brambell Natural History Museum as part of the Open Doors events on Saturday 28 September 2019.

The Open Doors events gives the public the opportunity to have a look at some of Gwynedd and Conwy’s historical buildings, gardens and interesting and unusual locations all for free throughout September.

Publication date: 19 September 2019

New Director appointed at Pontio Arts, Bangor University's Arts and Innovation Centre

Osian Gwynn has been appointed as the new Director of Pontio Arts, part of Bangor University's Arts and Innovation Centre, which opened in 2015.

Orginally from Llanelli, Osian Gwynn attended ysgol Gymraeg Dewi Sant and Ysgol Gyfun y Strade then studied International Politics and Film and Television Studies at Aberystwyth University. He worked at Cambrensis Communications in Cardiff before studying a Masters Degree in Voice Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He subsequently worked as a solo artist and as a member of the chorus in the world of opera for companies such as Opera Holland Park and Grange Park Opera and toured with productions throughout the UK and Europe.

Publication date: 17 September 2019