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 – [...]

NHS in crisis!! Four Year of 2011 ex-pupils graduate in Medicine – avoid getting sick in Scotland!!

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammarians extend hearty congratulations to Crisanto Espana, Luke Dornan and Phil Anderson, all from the Year of 2011 and all recent graduates in Medicine from Dundee University. Matthew [...]

Jonny and Jordie pay wonderful tribute to their friend Michael Whitford

July 10th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When the editor of The Grammarian, the annual magazine for past pupils of Bangor Grammar School, invited past contributor Jonny Blair to write a tribute (for the forthcoming 2017 [...]

Past pupil’s new book recalls father and uncle who served in two World Wars

June 25th, 2017|Categories: Arts, History, Members, News, School, Social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammar School past pupil Alastair Walker (1955-62) is the author of a recently published book, Two Men Two Wars, which tells the stories of two men, his father, [...]

Three ‘lost’ swimming trophies are returned to BGS Archives

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Bangor Grammarians are delighted to announce that no fewer than three seemingly lost swimming trophies have now been restored to the BGS Archives thanks to the online appeal that [...]

PTA to hold gin tasting evening

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Careers, History, Members, News, School, Social, Sport|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We at Bangor Grammarians are always happy to promote events staged on behalf of BGS by the very active Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Their latest fundraiser will take the [...]

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