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News: May 2018

‘Journey to the Past’ provides contemporary tourists with an unusual perspective

A new website giving modern tourists insights from past visitors to Wales from France and Germanywas launched at Bangor University today (24 May).

Publication date: 24 May 2018

Profi Project Shortlisted for Arts & Business Wales Award

Profi, an experiential learning and mentoring supporting year 12 pupils from secondary schools in Anglesey and Gwynedd has been shortlisted for an Arts & Business Cymru award.

Profi boosts confidence and helps young people develop transferable employability skills and self-worth through a series of weekly workshops aimed to offer a number of different experiences to help widen horizons. The project has just completed its fifth successful year.

Publication date: 23 May 2018

Wales’s ‘Greatest Artist’ in the Spotlight

Bangor University’s annual T Rowland Hughes art lecture will this year commemorate the centenary of the birth of Sir Kyffin Williams, an Honorary Fellow of the University and a man regarded by many as Wales’s greatest artist.

Publication date: 23 May 2018

The Toddlers who took on Dementia

“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that follows three days of planned activities which aimed to examine what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia.

Publication date: 21 May 2018

Celebrating Europe Day

On 9 May, Bangor University will be celebrating Europe Day.

Publication date: 8 May 2018

Pupils take on Arthurian Quest

Pupils from Ysgol Aberconwy have been on an ‘Arthurian’ quest to investigate story-telling.

Inspired by Wales’ ‘Year of Legends’, Ymgais 2018 Quest, a project by Bangor University’s Centre for Arthurian Studies, invited a selected number of pupils aged 11-13 to develop modern digital storytelling adventures.

Publication date: 4 May 2018

2001 comes to Bangor

The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies at Bangor University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey in Pontio on Saturday 16th June 2018.

Publication date: 3 May 2018