This year, for Baby Loss Awareness Week (9th-15th October), Bangor City Council have partnered with baby loss charity, Our Sam, to raise awareness for baby loss, by turning Bangor Pier pink and blue with night time illumination and ribbons.
Annual Passes for regular visitors to Bangor Pier has been agreed by Bangor City Council, with passes available for purchase at the Pier entrance kiosk.
Ysgol Hirael in Bangor presented a wooden plaque to Bangor Pier on Friday 10 September as a special 125th anniversary gift.
This race starts and finishes in the city centre and goes out to the coastline and along the Garth Pier over the Menai Straits taking in views of Anglesey, Snowdonia and the surrounding North Wales coastline, then on to the magnificent Penrhyn castle estate, then back to the finish in the city centre. Full details herehttps://www.runwales.com/events/bangor-10k/
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