BANGOR GARTH PIER 125TH ANNIVERSARY

BANGOR GARTH PIER 125TH ANNIVERSARY

On 14th May 2021, Bangor Garth Pier celebrated its 125th year anniversary. On that day in 1896, Lord Penrhyn officially opened the pier following a procession through the city and a crowd of over 5,000 people assembled to watch the opening ceremony. The current situation meant a large-scale event was not possible but the Mayor of Bangor, Cllr Owen Hurcum, unveiled a new plaque commemorating the anniversary. Following social distancing

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FBGP RECEIVE THE KEY TO THEIR KIOSK

The Friends of Bangor Garth Pier, a new initiative to ensure a sustainable and successful future for pier, received the key to a newly refurbished kiosk on the pier today, 8 April. Chair of the group Avril Wayte was delighted to receive the key from the Deputy Mayor of Bangor Cllr Owen Hurcum and City Director for Bangor Iwan Williams. Avril Wayte said: “The Friends of Bangor Garth Pier is

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