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


  • Our weekly meetings have been suspended due to Coronavirus but we are still keeping busy with our weekly BBatHome challenges on social media! Keep up to date with all things 5th via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Why not also have a look at what competitions and activities we got up to before we stopped, including the Battalion Drill competition, District Gaming evening and our annual Coffee Morning.

    (updated 20/04/2020)

  • News from the District Go-Karting, Drill & Badminton competitions can be found on the competitions page.

    (updated 18/02/2020)

  • We've had a busy few months since the start of the new session. Check out recent competition results, activities and the Junior Section & Anchor Boy pages for all the latest. You can also keep up to date via our informative social media platforms - Twitter, Facebook & Instagram!

    (updated 18/12/2019)

  • Our 2018-2019 session finished with our Annual Display and our Weekend Camp. Read about both on the activities page. We're now finished for the summer. A date for your diaries - the Anchor Boys & Junior Section start back on Tuesday 3rd September, the Company Section starts back on Friday 6th September.

    (updated 02/08/2019)

  • 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)

  • 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)