Posted: Mon 21st Mar 2016

Guided Tours On The History And Architecture Of The Main Building Bangor University

This article is old - Published: Monday, Mar 21st, 2016

Guided tours will be held around Bangor University’s Main Arts Building on Saturday, 26 March 2016. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

These tours will be led by David Roberts, the former registrar of the University who will be talking about the design and history of the University’s Main Building. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the background of establishing the building and to understand more about its architectural features. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The guided tours are part of a joint venture with Gwynedd Council to increase access to Bangor University’s hidden museum collections as part of the ‘Engaging Collections: Widening Access to Gwynedd’s Heritage’ project that is partly funded through the Heritage Lottery Fund. This will offer local residents and visitors a chance to enjoy and learn about the vast variety of objects on display. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The guided tours will start from the foyer of the Main Arts Building, College Road, Bangor. English tours will be held 11am-12pm, 2pm -3pm and in Welsh 12:30pm-1:30pm. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you are interested in attending then booking is necessary as there is a maximum of 15 spaces per tour. To book your place, please contact STORIEL by phoning 01248 353 368 or email storiel@gwynedd.gov.uk ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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