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!

On the 4th May our Band will be playing at Edinburgh Castle for the BB Beating Retreat! So for this week's #ThrowbackThursday we are looking back to 2015 when we had been at a joint band camp with the ACF, ATC and Sea Cadets at Barry Buddon and played at Beating Retreat ceremony outside the Caird Hall in Dundee! Whom do you recognise in these photos! ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out what our Company Section boys got up to the other week! They have been working on their Level 2 Staged award and this week it involved doing some DIY. ... See MoreSee Less
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Important life skills learned at BB: how to shave (a balloon) How do you think it went? 🎈 🪒 🥸 ... See MoreSee Less
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Memories abound of a special visit during BB camp a few years ago now! Who remembers that? 🙂 ... 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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