HOPE CHURCH: meets every Sunday at 10.30am in Ysgol Friars School Hall.
ST JOHN’S METHODIST CHURCH: High St. Weekly Sunday Service 10.30am
MASS: Our Lady and St James RC Church, upper Bangor: Mass times Sunday 10am and 5pm.
BANGOR CATHEDRAL: Weekly Services. Mon: 8am Eucharist, noon Cathedral Prayer Group, 6.30pm University Anglican Society Service. Tues: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Wed: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist. Thurs: 8am Morning Prayer, 10.30am Eucharist, 5.30pm Choral Evensong. Sunday: 8.30am Eucharist, 9.30am Offeren / Boreol Weddi, 11am The Cathedral Eucharist, 3.15pm Choral Evensong.
QUAKER MEETINGS: Sundays, 10.30am; Tuesdays, 1-1.30pm at the Friends Meeting House, Dean St. For details, phone 01248 602156.
BANGOR INDEPENDENT SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: The service includes hymns, prayers, clairvoyance and spiritual healing and takes place every Wednesday at 7pm at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean St. Service will finish at approx 8.30pm with free refreshments and healing shortly later. Admission £2 to include refreshments and towards church funds. Ring 01407 840531.
BANGOR CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALIST CHURCH: Established in 1947 and affiliated to the Greater World Spiritual Centre, London. Services at 7pm every Thurs at the Quaker Meeting House, Dean St with free refreshments after the Divine Service. No admission fee, only a free-will collection taken during the Service. There is a different guest speaker every week. Everyone is most welcome to attend.
BANGOR & MENAI BAHA’IS: The Baha’i Community of Bangor and Menai invite you to join in activities here. The Baha’i Faith is a world religion whose purpose is to unite all mankind in one universal cause, one common faith. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 07577 777392.
HIRAEL CLUB: Cash bingo every Tues. Doors open at 1.30pm for a start at 2pm. Come along and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and light refreshments.
GUIDING: Rainbow, Brownie and Guide units. Contact Pat Gadd on 01248 601868.
ARMY CADETS: Parade every Tuesday at the Drill hall, Glynne Road from 7pm. If you are over 12 then come along. Call 01248 600363 for details.
GLASINFRYN COMMUNITY CENTRE: Tai Chi Qigong class every Tuesday 6.307.30pm. Gentle energising exercises suitable for all. Beginners welcome. First class free. Jill Turner 01248 351672
YOGA: Mondays 10–11.30am, Garth Rd Community Centre, (road to Bangor pier, left up hill at red post box) Call Katie 07717 661717.
BANGOR COMMUNITY CHURCH: Meet every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm at Coed Mawr Community Centre, (behind Mcdonalds).
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD: Pentecostal church. Prince’s Rd, (off College Rd) Upper Bangor. Meeting every Sunday 10.30am and 6.30pm. Warm welcome to all.
BUDDHISM: Weekly meditation classes at Coleg Menai, Friddoedd Rd, on Tuesdays from 7-8.15pm. The sessions give an introduction to meditation and also explore some of Buddha’s practical teachings, both of which can help to reduce stress and increase happiness. For details phone 01492 878778 or see website meditatenorthwales.com.
BALLROOM AND LATIN AMERICAN DANCE CLASSES: At Canolfan Penrhosgarnedd. Tuesdays. Improvers Class 7.15-8pm. Advanced Class 8-8.45pm Practice Dance/Social Night 1st Tuesday of every month 7.15-9.15. Sunday Evenings, Beginners Class 7-8pm. Private Lessons, Wedding Dance Tuition and Party Bookings by arrangement. IDTA Member and Qualified Teacher. DBS certificate Holder. Contact Kerstina for further details 07920446976.
WIDOWERS AND WIDOWS: Social group covering Anglesey, Bangor, Caernarfon and Llyn, set up for widowed people to enjoy life again in the company of other widowed people who understand. As a guide it is suggested people aged 50-70 will get the most from membership, as it aims to be active, out and about. It meets regularly in Bangor, Menai Bridge and Caernarfon and also weekly for walks, and go to opera, ballet, gigs, cinema, meals, pub quiz and weekends away. If you are an internet user, go to www.meetup.com and enter “Anglesey&Gwynedd Widowed” (without the quotes) then apply to join. Or Call Dilwyn on 01248-601599 or email email@example.com. This is not a dating group.
BANGOR LUNCH CLUB: Royal Voluntary Service’s lunch club on Wednesdays in Ysgol Hirael, Orme Road, Bangor. Come along for a free lunch for the first 2 weeks. Limited space available for people aged 50+, so call now on 01248 661915 to book your seat.
PILATES: Pilates Classes at the Garth Community Centre. Run by Angie Masterson, who has been teaching many forms of exercise for over 35 years. Contact Angie Masterson 01407 831 348 or 07740 902 125 or Les Day on 01248 355180 for further details.
ZUMBA DANCE-FITNESS: Weds & Thurs 6.30-7.30pm, Academi, Deiniol Rd. Salsa Tues 8.30pm. Swing Jive Weds 8.15pm. Burlesque Tues 7.30pm. Helen 07751017157
STROKE SUPPORT: Had a Stroke? Need some support? Then come to our local Stroke Cafés or Stroke Groups to meet other Stroke survivors, families and carers in a friendly supportive environment at: Kyffin Café, High Street, Bangor – Every other Friday 10am-noon. For more information contact Dave Smith 01248 421356 / 07397279897 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
MORRIS DANCING: Open Evening for beginners. Thurs Sept 27 8.30-10pm. Cadi Ha Morris are looking for new members of any gender, aged 16+ to dance or as musicians. We are holding an Open Evening in Coed Mawr Community Centre (behind McDonalds) on Thursday September 27th, 8.30-10pm. Free of charge. No experience or partner needed. Just turn up in loose comfortable clothes and trainers or similar.
PLAYFORD DANCING: Do you love dancing? Are you secretly oldfashioned? Did you know there is the opportunity to learn Playford dancing in Bangor? This is 17th/ 18th century social dance (think Jane Austen) with informal sessions approximately monthly on Tuesday evenings and a wonderful costume Ball in Llanfairfechan on October 20 for £10. Beginners welcome to learn. No partner needed. Fantastic live music! The next sessions are: Tues Oct 2, 8 -10pm in Rathbone Dining Room, College Rd, Bangor, 50p to include refreshments and Sun Oct 7 10am - 4pm in Rathbone Dining Room, £2.50 incl refreshments. Bring your own lunch. With either or both the above sessions, you can learn enough to enjoy the Ball. There are dresses to lend and advice on simple costumes for men. For more information or Ball tickets, phone Nicki on 07960 371620 or find me on facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dr.nicki.h
LIBRARY: Tel 01248 353479. Wednesday: Calm colouring, Sep 26, 10am-11.30am. Thurday: Family History Club: September 27, 1.30-3.30pm. Friday: Make Friends with a Book, reading group for adults, September 28, 10.45-12.45pm. GWelsh Story and Rhyme, September 28, 1-2.30pm. All events free unless stated otherwise.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH WALES: co-ordinated by Race Council Cymru, will launch this year’s activities in Bangor this Saturday, September 29. The event is a collaboration between Race Council Cymru, Learning Links International, the North Wales Jamaica Society, the Jamaica-Wales Alliance and Bangor University’s African Caribbean Society, and is supported by Arts Council Wales. Taking place in Bangor Town Hall, opposite the bus station. Day of celebrations to recognise the contributions made by people of African descent in Wales. Everything’s free! Bloco Sŵn, supported by Capoeira Mocambo, kick off the event at noon by the town clock, with an exciting performance of drumming and Brazilian martial arts and dance. At 12.30pm, join us in the Town Hall for a taste of African-Caribbean food. Bangor Mayor, Cllr John Wynn Jones, will officially launch Black History Month, and he will be followed by an afternoon of live dance, music, drumming and poetry. There are stalls and exhibitions to find out information on black history and forthcoming activities.
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY: The ‘World Ship Society’ (North Wales Branch), will be holding their monthly meeting at 2pm on Saturday October 13, at, ‘Clwb Hirael Club’, Ambrose Street, Bangor, LL57 1DF. This months presentation will be short films of- ‘Shipping items of interest found on the internet’. Anyone with such interests will be welcome to attend, at a cost of £2.50 entrance fee.