Annual Lunch and Fiji. Friday 8th March 2019

An excellent lunch  at Plas Cadnant and talk from Mr Michael McGeever, formerly of the Colonial Administrative Service, on his time in Fiji in the 1960s.  Fascinating insight into life in the colonial Service and the demands of ‘exotic’ locations, including night time nibbling rats.

The Confucius Institute in Bangor

Dr David Joyner, former Director of the Institute gave a lively and detailed talk about the Silk Road and its importance to the development of China and its relations with the West.

Estates of the University of Wales, Bangor 24th January 2019

Afternoon lecture by Mr Derwyn Owen, Acting Director of Estates, was well attended. Society members were surprised to learn of the extent of the property owned by the University in Menai Bridge and Bangor. Of particular interest to the Society is the property and land at Ynys Faelog. The University is undergoing change and is…