BBatHome

BBatHome Whilst we are currently unable to meet in person, it is great to see so many companies getting involved with the BBatHome programme. In addition, we are aware of a number of groups who have been meeting virtually and who have also shared the BBatHome programme with their community outside the Boys’ Brigade. The…

Under-26 Escape Room

A great evening was had by our younger leaders across London as they took part in an escape room activity. During the event, the group was split into two teams and each team had to unlock a series of clues to solve a number of puzzles. Each puzzle unlocked the next part of the escape…

Bible Quiz Results

The results of the Bible Quiz are in and congratulations go to the 2nd West Kent Company for winning both the Junior Section competition and the Company Section & Seniors competition. Although there were fewer entries than usual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a very close competition and all those who entered got…

Changes to Jack Petchey Leaders Awards

Jack Petchey have recently announced some changes to the way their leaders awards are administered. Nominations can now be received at any point between 1st January and 30th November and no longer need to be submitted via your Battalion. In addition there are a number of changes to the Leader Award Grants which are outlined…

Waltham Walk 2021

The Waltham Walk is an annual event that takes place in the Essex Countryside, providing young people with the opportunity to get involved in an outdoor event that includes walking, challenges and camping overnight. Due to COVID-19, this year the usual event in Essex is unable to take place, however with restrictions easing, the organisers…

An Escape Room for Leaders Aged 18-25

An escape room event has been organised by the Under-26 trustees for those leaders aged 18-25 within the London District Area to come together, have an enjoyable evening and do some networking with others who are of a similar age. The escape room will take place on Friday 16th April and will start at 7:30pm….

Happy New Year

The London District Trustees hope that you had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year. Many of you will have had plans changed at the last minute and it appears as we enter 2021, that the year is going to be as difficult as 2020 was for many of us. We are now in lockdown until…

Competitions are still taking place this session

We may have restrictions on whether we can meet and what we can do, but here at The Boys’ Brigade, we are still planning on being able to hold competitions and would encourage as many companies as possible to take part in those they feel they can, within the restrictions that apply in the area…

2020 in Review

A summary of what has gone on this year at The Boys’ Brigade in London This year has been a completely different year to any other year in living memory. Leaders have had to think of new ways of doing things and it has been a challenge to engage with children and young people in…

ReFresh 2020

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions and being unable to hold our annual ReFresh event face-to-face, ReFresh 2020 still went ahead on 21st November but was held online instead. We had 5 great workshops spread over the course of the day and and a total of 41 people attending from across the UK. Whilst different to…

External Training Courses

Using External Providers to Improve Your Skills Whilst The Boys’ Brigade run some excellent training events, we appreciate that sometimes leaders cannot attend these events for various reasons, or the topic that leaders would like to know more about are not covered in as much depth as you would like. Here at The Boys’ Brigade…