Bangor Grammarians welcome Sir Patrick Coghlin as guest speaker at annual old boys dinner

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The 88th annual Bangor Grammar School Old Boys dinner was held on Friday evening at the Marine Court Hotel, where the guest speaker was Sir Patrick Coghlin, who is [...]

Uncle remembered at Bangor Grammar School’s Remembrance Service

November 12th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Brothers Colin and Alastair Walker represented Bangor Grammarians (past pupils of the School) at Friday's annual Service of Remembrance in the Assembly Hall. Their uncle, Norman Hanna, who attended [...]

Bangor Dinner deadline

November 6th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Grammarians and friends, This is a final reminder that the deadline for the receipt of Bangor Dinner forms, cheques and online payments is this Wednesday (following that day’s postal [...]

Bangor Dinner – on the home straight!!

October 24th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The annual old boys' dinner at the Marine Court Hotel is nearly here. Numbers are already looking very promising for Friday 10 November, with several Year Groups already hitting [...]

Ian Hunter’s Grammarian magazine article – the extended version!

October 13th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, Music, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The current (2017) edition of past pupils' magazine The Grammarian contains numerous interesting articles, most with accompanying pictures, which cover life at Bangor Grammar School from the 1940s (and [...]

Grammarians support Ypres bell project

October 9th, 2017|Categories: Arts, History, Members, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

THOSE who have read Ken Best’s article in the 2017 Grammarian magazine about the £250 donation made in the name of former BGS pupils towards the Bells4StGeorgeYpres project will [...]

We mourn the passing of senior Grammarian Godfrey Lindsay

October 1st, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Godfrey Lindsay as a BGS pupil in the 1930s with teacher Mr Hawtin IT is with deep regret that we report the death earlier this week of [...]

October’s Edinburgh Dinner is proving popular!

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We are delighted with the response to date amongst former pupils of Bangor Grammar School to the revived Edinburgh Dinner, which will be held at the Royal Scots Club [...]

It’s never too late to return a book to the School Library!

September 6th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Many thanks to past pupil Roy Willis for permitting us to share with our members this story of the library book he recently returned to Bangor Grammar School – [...]

Thoughts turn to the Bangor Dinner!

September 1st, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Autumn is here and BGS past pupils' thoughts are beginning to turn to the Bangor Dinner, which will be held at the Marine Court Hotel on Friday 10 November. [...]

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