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Girls' & Boys' Brigade

The 51st Birmingham BB has over 30 boys within the various different age-groups. They meet on a Friday evening at the following times:- 

Anchor Boys (5-8)                        6.00-7.15pm
Juniors (8-11)                                   6.00-7.30pm
Company section (11-18)           7.30-9.00pm

The 35th Birmingham GB also has over 30 girls. Meeting on a Wednesday night, they gather at the following times:-

Explorers (5-8)                             6.00-7.00pm
Juniors (8-11)                                 6.30-8.00pm
Seniors (11-14)                             6.30-8.00pm
Brigaders (14+)                           6.30-8.00pm

The BB and GB together run an excellent band, and in 2014 they retained their overall status of being National Champions, winning every category of award they could and overcoming some very stiff opposition in the process. They play regularly at external events, and there are many opportunities to learn an instrument within the Brigades. Children can begin learning from the age of 8 (and regularly do!).