Cathedral

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Welcome to the Cathedral Church of Saint Deiniol, Bangor. The Cathedral is open for visitors Monday to Friday 9am-4.30pm and Saturdays 10.30am – 1pm.

16th January 7:30pm  – Camerata Wales

Anniversaries

Following successful performances in 2014 in London and West Wales, Camerata Wales/Cymru will conclude their series of Penblwyddi / Anniversaries concerts – and launch their 10th anniversary year – in concert at Bangor Cathedral. The concert will take place on Friday January 16th, and feature guest soloist David Childs, Narrator Will Thomas, and of course renowned conductor Owain Arwel Hughes. The Cathedral performance will feature works by Alun Hoddinott, Karl Jenkins, William Mathias, Paul Mealor, and two major works dedicated to, and featuring the poetry of, Wales’ best loved bard, Dylan Thomas, by Mark Thomas and Gareth Wood. Tickets are available from Pontio, Bangor on 01248 382828 or online at pontio.co.uk

 

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Regular Services

Sundays

8:30am Eucharist 9:30am Cymun Bendigaid 11:00am Choral Eucharist 12:30pm Epic in the Diocesan Centre 3:15pm Choral Evensong

Weekdays – No Service on Saturdays

Daily: 10:30am Holy Eucharist Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am Morning Prayer (but not during the month of August) Tuesday & Thursday: 5:30pm Choral Evensong (not during summer school holidays unless there is a visiting choir)

19th Century Restoration

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During the nineteenth century the population of Bangor increased rapidly, and several attempts were

History

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About the year 530AD a man of noble birth named Deiniol settled on this

The Bangor Pontifical

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Bangor Cathedral can boast of a rich and varied library. Its greatest treasure is

The Choir

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Visiting the Cathedral in the mid fourteenth century, the poet Dafydd ap Gwilym observed:

The Organ

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The first reference we have of an organ in the Cathedral comes in the