Pontio; Bangor University
Bangor University’s new arts and innovation centre Pontio (Welsh : to bridge) will open its doors in 2014. Pontio will be a world class Arts and Innovation Centre which will promote learning and research, create jobs and wealth in the City of Bangor, foster innovation and be at the heart of our local communities. It will be a cultural beacon for Wales and the Welsh language and will raise Bangor’s profile to promote investment and regeneration in north Wales
Pontio is both a physical building and a wider concept. At the heart of the building will be a mid-scale, multi-functional theatre. This will be surrounded by numerous other performance spaces, including a studio theatre, rehearsal room and cinema, as well as an outdoor performance space. Along with its state-of-the-art Design Studio and White Box, Pontio will house new lecture theatres, improved Students’ Union facilities and a variety of social learning spaces where people can meet, network and socialise. There will also be a range of licensed bars and cafes offering panoramic views.
Pontio is part-funded through the Welsh Government’s Strategic Capital Infrastructure Fund (SCIF), the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Arts Council of Wales.
|Cyfeiriad/Address||Pontio, ℅ Main Arts Building, Bangor University, College Road, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 2DG|
|Swyddfa Tocynnau/Box Office||01248 382828|
|Siop Pontio Shop||01248 383838|
|Cyswllt/Contact||Artistic Director – Elen ap Robert|