• Anglesey Column Trust
  • Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments Wales
  • Palas Print
  • Gwynedd Archaeological Trust
  • ISWE
  • Storiel
  • Women's Archive Wales
  • Bangor University's College of Arts, Humanities and Business


Bangor University's Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections will be taking part in the Four Nations History Festival at Bangor University this October by holding an Open Day. This popular event is open to all, and is a chance for anyone with an interest to view some of our manuscripts, archives and rare books and chat to our staff in an informal setting.

Held in the Archives and Special Collections in the Main Arts Building on Friday the 25th of October between 11.30am and 3.30pm, this year’s subjects on display include:

  •  Treasures of print: highlights from our rare book collections
  •  A Hard Day’s Night: an insight into the life and work of Alun Owen, actor and screenwriter
  •  Marvellous map makers: a selection of maps and surveys from our estate collections
  •  A local historian: a look at R.T. Pritchard’s collection on the history of Bangor
  •  Student voices: an opportunity to look at some student magazines



As part of the Four Nations History Festival, Storiel museum is holding a special exhibition "Victoria in Storiel".

On display is one of Queen Victoria's dresses from the late 1800s, her chemise, cuffs, hat and infant's dress as well as a wedding dress from the Victorian period, jewellery and accessories, shoes and paisley shawls.

The museum is locations opposite Pontio on Deiniol Road.