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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.

Saturday 28th February - Live Music

Bangor Cathedral will host an evening of Live music on Saturday 28th February starting at 7pm. Artists including Moniars, Fiona & Gorwel and The Bortowski Trio will perform at the concert. All proceeds from the concert will go to support the Cathedral Partnership for the Homeless. Tickets are available from the Beach Hut in Llanfairfechan  (01248 681700) or from Evelyn (01248 681888). There is no ticket price, entrance is by donation.

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1st March – St David’s Day

Bangor City is celebrating the feast day of the patron saint of Wales in style this year. A fun packed day of Celebration for St David’s day is planned in Bangor on Sunday 1st March.  Join the St David’s Day parade at 11am at James Street Car Park. Expect lots of flags, banners and national costumes. The parade will travel  up the High Street and into Bangor Cathedral where refreshments, food, entertainment and a selection of stalls will be available. There will be something for everyone!

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Lenten Meditations

Lunch time Lenten Meditations, ‘The Joys and Sorrows of the Nazarene’,  will take place at Bangor Cathedral over the coming weeks at 12pm.  All welcome.

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SUNDAY 22ND MARCH – Passion Sunday

Passion Sunday will be marked at Bangor Cathedral on Sunday 22nd March 2015 by the Cathedral Choirs singing “The Crucifixion” by John Stainer. This will take place at 3:15pm in place of evensong. All welcome. Admission is free with a retiring collection in aid of the Cathedral Music Fund.

 

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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: 8:00 am Morning Prayer (but not during the month of August), 10:30am Holy Eucharist

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