About Dunblane Boys’ Brigade

25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boys’ Brigade is a Christian organisation, providing a wide-ranging programme of weekly and special activities for boys aged 5-18 in Dunblane. We are open to boys and young men from any background – those of any and all faiths and those of no particular faith interest.


The advancement of Christ’s kingdom among boys and the promotion of habits of obedience, reverence, discipline, self-respect and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness. (The object of the BB worldwide since 1883!)

Basic Info

Founded: 1900
Linked with Dunblane Cathedral and St. Blane’s Church congregations.

We have four sections, each of which meets in the Cathedral Halls for its main weekly meeting:


Anchors (age 5-P3) – Wednesdays, 6.15-7.15pm

Junior Section

Juniors (P4-P6) – Fridays, 6.15-7.45pm

Company Section

Company (P7-S3) Fridays 8.00-10.15pm

Plus alternate Sundays: Bacon roll bible class

Senior section

Seniors (S4-S6) – Fridays 8.00-10.15pm;

Plus alternate Sundays: Bacon roll bible class

Find out more about volunteering with us >

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25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boys' Brigade

25th Stirling (Dunblane) Boys' Brigade

Welcome! We offer structured weekly activities for boys and young men 5-18, including sports and music tuition in addition to our wide-ranging programme that helps towards awards and personal growth. We're a Christian organisation and everyone is welcome!

The dust has settled on another BB year so here is a quick recap of just some of the things we've got up to this past year: - We walked and swam for Classrooms for Malawi- Saw Scotland qualify for the Euros at Hampden- Played Monopoly across 3 UK Cities- Our band and pipes went on a Norwegian tour- Had our first camp in 5 years- Competed in the BB national competitions in which our Masterteam reached the UK finals- Our band played in a Guard of Honour for Prince Edward at Edinburgh Castle - We congratulated 7 new Queen's Men. This is just a small amount of what we have got up to this past year but we would like to thank everyone who has made it possible. Comment down below your favourite memory of this BB year! ... See MoreSee Less
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Throwback Thursday Quiz!Next week our Company section and Senior boys will be off on our BB Camp 2024! So for this week’s #ThrowbackThursday we have got a challenge for you. We have collected 10 photos from past BB camps and your challenge is to figure out which year they are from! Write your answers down in the comments and bonus points if you can name where they happened! ... See MoreSee Less
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In a few days’ time our Company and Senior boys will be off on our BB Camp 2024! So for this week’s #ThrowbackThursday we are looking back to 1994 when we were at Loch an Eileen with our friends from Clackmannan Boys' Brigade - 36th Stirling. Do you recognise anyone in these pictures? Tag them below if you do and feel free to share your favourite memories if you were there! ... See MoreSee Less
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We are grateful to Tesco Dunblane In The Community and the 'Stronger Starts' fund, as well as everyone who voted with tokens for us back between January and March. The funding helped support us with cooking supplies and equipment for this ever-popular activity, and also with recognising all the boys' achievements at the end of the BB year. ... See MoreSee Less
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As Shania Twain arrives in Stirling tonight, we’d like to remind you all of the previous most-liked performance of “Man, I Feel Like a Woman” which, of course, took place memorably during the BB Panto in 2016! ... See MoreSee Less
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Our warehouse stocks of soup both cup a soup and tins are running low, please drop off items at the nearest donation station
All items donated will support those living in hardship in the Stirling council area.
#helloautumn #localsupportlocal

Thank you to everyone who supported our impromptu book and cake sale for #LibyaFloods and #MoroccoEarthquake relief this morning. £603 raised so far but some valuable books will be sold for bigger amounts so we’ll update total in due course. #BoysBrigade #Dunblane

We are enjoying meeting in St. Blane’s Church while the Cathedral Halls are out of action. This week we look forward to welcoming some more new Anchor Boys on Wednesday 6.15-7.15pm. Boys in P1-P3 are very welcome. #BoysBrigade #Dunblane


Sixteen of us officially need an early night tonight after walking 17 miles from the Kincardine to Forth Bridge today as our Seniors’ contribution to the Raise the Roof appeal for @Classrms4Malawi You can sponsor any of us at https://www.justgiving.com/team/bbseniorswalk #BoysBrigade


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