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Croeso / Welcome...  to the Old Dominicans' Association Homepage, the official site for the Alumni of Friars School in Bangor, North Wales.

As our motto says, 'Foedere fraterno in perpetuum', or, 'the bonds of brotherhood are everlasting' - we believe the bonds forged during our time at the school will transcend the years.

We have lots of information about the Association, plus, our extensive archives of photos, newsletters and old papers

Members, click here for the password protected areas, otherwise non-members may apply to Join Us Here.

Can you help us ?

Do you have any old School...

Memorabilia, Photos,  Magazines,  Pamphlets,  Exam Papers,  Posters, Newspaper-clippings, cartoons, Documents, or ANYTHING linked to Friars School? 

If so, then we would really appreciate the opportunity to at least photographing or copying these in order to include them into our Digital Archive.  Otherwise, depending on the item, we may be able to physically archive the originals for you, or advise you on how best to do that. 

So, no matter what you've got, Please dont bin it!  

Contact Us... Your 'junk' may be someonelse's  treasured historical artefact! 

Thank you / Diolch!

Whether you're a member or not, there's lots for you to see on our website! 

The majority of our archives are available in our member's pages.  If you're not a Member - then why not Join Us?  We're a friendly bunch!  All Ex-Pupils of Friars School are eligible!  Alternatively, those of you with a link of any kind with the school, may be eligible to join us as a 'Friend' 

We meet regularly for outings, walks and for social gatherings, check out our News and Events page for details - although more details are posted in the Members only pages... Contact Us if you'd like to participate and you're not a member.

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If you have any Friars school material you'd like to donate or lend, we're particularly interested in copying anything suitable for inclusion in our digital archive.  We'll happily copy any photograph or school document you may have, for inclusion in our online collection and we'll quickly return the originals to you safely, and as soon as possible. 

So, whether you have anything to lend or donate, or just wish to renew old connections; Perhaps you just want to share anecdotes or information, then, we'd love to hear from you.  You can do that by either dropping us a private message on the Contact Us page, or alternatively,  you could leave a 'calling card' on our public 'Guest Book', below... just remember to include your email address where requested to on the form, so that we can reply privately.


(NB: Your contact information is not shown publicly on the Guest Book message, unless you include it in the text of your main message).

Special Offer:

A Full Colour updated History of Friars School RRP £9.99 is now available.

Special ODA web price of £7.95 inc. pp. For each book sold £1.00 goes to the ODA funds.

Contact Us with your details and we will process your request accordingly.

ODA Plaque Unveiling

Futher to the recent ceremony at Nantporth, here is an article, published in this weeks North Wales Chronicle: 


Unveiling the ODA Memorial Plaque at Bangor City FC

On Tuesday the 8th of November 2016, at 10:15 am, at Nantporth (The new Bangor City Football Stadium, at Holyhead Road), Mr. Cledwyn Jones our President, will unveil the memorial plaque donated by The Old Dominicans Association to Bangor City Football club. This in memory of all Friars School Pupils who played for the club.

Next year 2017, marks the 460th anniversary of the forming of Friars School, one of the oldest Schools in Wales.


ODA Christmas Lunch / Cinio Nadolig 2016

Log into the Members only Page to view the details and book your place:—members-only.php


Guest Book Messages

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