Theartr Gwynedd

Deiniol Road,
Bangor, LL57

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Theartr Gwynedd

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The venue opened on the 1st January 1974 on the Bangor University campus. Apart from being a theatre built to modern standards, it contained a cinema with some 340 seats partly sponsored by the British Film Institute. In 1980 it was showing at least one week of films per month, sometimes more, including late night films shows. Its standard fare was Classic films, British and Foreign films, and favourite titles in both 35mm and 16mm formats.

It closed in 2007 through funding problems. The last shows were all of films voted for by its patrons. There were hopes it would be re-opened in the future, but it looks unlikely at the current time when plans are to re-open as a theatre only.

Contributed by Alun Turner

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Eric Evans
Eric Evans on July 9, 2011 at 4:11 pm

Theatr Gwynedd is now sadly demolished, but building has now already started on a new university complex which will incorporate a new theatre & probably with cinema facilities.

Eric Evans
Eric Evans on March 23, 2012 at 11:01 am

I’ve uploaded a photo I took shortly before closure. (Just click on photos) work on the new complex seems to have come to a halt, no idea why.

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