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We are 3rd Basingstoke Boys Brigade, formed in 1965 at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Basingstoke. We are a youth organisation for boys and young men aged 5 to 18.

The Boys’ Brigade is one of the biggest Christian Youth Organisations in the UK & Republic of Ireland, committed to seeing lives enriched by supporting children and young people to reach their full potential by providing opportunities to meet together and engage in a range of fun and developmental activities and experiences.


Take a look and learn more about 3rd Basingstoke Boys Brigade and our history


Want to join us or would like your child to join us click here for more information.

Virtual Camp 2021

Our virtual summer camp is back!  Although it is going to be online due to covid-19 restrictions.We have two zoom meetings that you can take part in. Monday 9th August 2021 - starting at 7pmWednesday 11th August 2021 - starting at 7pm. Please note that these meetings are strictly for our members...

BB Subs

As from Friday 2nd July the subs will be as follows: Anchors and Juniors £2 per boy. Company and Seniors £3 per boy. This is the first time we have had to raise the price of subs in many years and we still remain reasonably priced.

Pizza Twists!

On 19th March the Company and Senior Sections had another Cooking session.  This time they made some Pizza Twists.  They all looked amazing and everyone who participated did really well and no burning occurred. 🙂  Thank you to Phil and Alex for stepping in and leading this activity.  I hope...
Zoom Flapjack Baking

Flapjack Baking

Company Section Flapjack Baking This evening we decided to be brave and trust the older boys in their kitchens to make flapjacks.  Phillip's lovely Fiancé Alexandra, walked the boy's through the activity and as you can see here, it was a complete success.  There are some good examples of flapjack...

Sad Announcement

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that a great friend of 3rd Basingstoke Boys Brigade, Brian Wilson has sadly passed away.  Brian has been in the Boys Brigade since joining as a boy and has been a massive part of the BB in Essex.  Brian was the company captain for many years until...

Remembrance 2020

Download and colour in your own Poppy, you can then display it in your window to show your support and remembrance. here As we head towards Remembrance Day and Remembrance Sunday, we recognise that things will be different this year, owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. At this time, we would normally...

Revised Zoom Times

Please note that to help things run as smoothly as possible the Friday evening Zoom times have been adjusted slightly.  They are as follows: Anchor Boys:  6.40pm – 7.15pm Junior Section:  7.15pm – 7.55pm Company & Senior Lads:  7.50pm – 9.30pm If you require any more information please contact...

Company & Seniors Camp 2021

We are pleased to announce that we are putting the final plans together for our 2021 summer camp.  The camp will be open to all Company Section and Senior Section lads.  The camp will be on the Isle of Wight on an excellent campsite that is within walking distance of an amazing beach. For more...

First Zoom Evening Done!!

Thanks for all the Boys (and parents) who joined in on our first meeting back since March 20th. Ok, it wasn't at the church but It was on Zoom. It was our first time, so we did have a few tech and timing issues but it got better as the evening progressed. Thanks also to an ex BB lad/helper Paul,...

Help Spread the Word

Please help 3rd Basingstoke Boys' Brigade to spread the word about its new website by sharing on social media.  Social media shares are an important part of any website and where it appears on search engines.  We have added social media shares to all webpages and news items, we would like to...


Check out 100’s of #BBatHOME activities for children and young people to try out at home supported by their parents/carers. There is something for young people of all ages to download, try and have fun.  There are categories for Anchor Boys, Junior, Company and Senior section lads. View now and start having fun with our home activities

#BB CAMP 2021

Our virtual camp was back again this year. Due to ongoing covid-19 precautions, our members joined us online for Zoom meetings, and great fun was had by all. We hope that in the future our summer camps will return to normal and we will be able to all meet in person once again.  We will advise everyone as soon as any plans are finalised.

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The object of the Boys Brigade is: "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"

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