Welcome to the 5th Glasgow BB Website. The site shows what the 5th Glasgow are up to regarding competitions and activities, hopefully allowing you to gain an insight into what we get up to in the 5th.

What's New


  • A report from the recent District Sports can be found on the competitions page. We also spent a day bagpacking, read more on the activities page.

    (updated 10/04/2019)

  • We've taken part in the District Tenpin Bowling, District Badminton & Battalion Drill competitions recently. We also held our annual coffee morning, read all about it on the activities page. In case you hadn't noticed, we're now on social media! Keep up to date with all things 5th via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

    (updated 15/03/2019)

  • We're well into 2019 already! There's been a couple of competitions since the turn of the year - find out how we got on via the competitions page.

    (updated 28/02/2019)

  • News about what we have been up to since the start of the 2018-2019 session, can be found on the activities page & results from the District 5-a-sides and District Lazer Planet Competition can be seen on the competitions page.

    (updated 24/12/2018)

  • Our 2017-2018 session finished with our Annual Display and our Summer Trip. Read about both on the activities page. We're now finished for the summer - we start back at the beginning of September.

    (updated 17/08/2018)

  • A piece on BBC Radio Scotland recounted the story of the 16th Highland Light Infantry, (famed as the Boy’s Brigade Battalion) - and in particular Lance Corporal John Veitch during the Battle of the Somme. Listen to the piece here: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04glbqp and read more about our historic colours on our history page.

    (updated 29/11/2016)