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…

London District Joins Instagram

With social media being so important to showcase what we do, the London District Trustees recently made the decision to set up an Instagram account, to join our other accounts on Facebook and Twitter. Our social media presence on all platforms, in addition to the website give us the opportunity to share what companies are…

Jack Petchey Information Evening

London District has worked for a number of years with the Jack Petchey Foundation, who provide achievement awards and grants for our young people and leaders. Over the past couple of years there have been a number of changes to the way the schemes have operated. We have therefore arranged with the Jack Petchey Foundation to host…

London District Council Meeting

On Monday 24th May, 33 leaders from across the District came together on zoom for the London District Council meeting which included the AGM. Leaders were provided with an update on how the District has been supporting Companies and Battalions over the last six months and what their plans were for the next six months…

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…