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Celebrating our 140th Anniversary

The Gazette is the official magazine of The Boys’ Brigade in the United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland. The termly magazine for leaders is sent out to around 6,000 of our registered leaders and is also available online – read the Gazette now.

Issues are Autumn (published July/August) and Spring (published November/December).

The Gazette contains information, news, resources, discussion and topical features focussed on supporting our volunteer leaders.

Receiving the magazine

If you are registered as a leader in The Boys’ Brigade (in the following categories of leadership: Captains, Lieutenants, Amicus Leaders, Warrant Officers, Battalion/District Office Bearers and Reserve Officers) you will receive a copy of the magazine as part of your membership. If your category of membership does not receive a Gazette or you are not a leader and would like to receive the Gazette, then you can become a subscriber by completing the form and sending in your annual payment.


If you have any queries about receiving the Gazette, wanting to subscribe, or change your address then please contact BB Headquarters on 0300 303 4454 or email support@boys-brigade.org.uk.

Want to contribute to the next Gazette?

Please send all contributions to the Editorial Team to gazette@boys-brigade.org.uk.

You can also write to:

The Boys’ Brigade
Felden Lodge
Hemel Hempstead


We accept small advertisements within the ‘Directory’ section of the magazine as well as quarter/half/full page adverts throughout. To enquire about advertising in the Gazette please email gazette@boys-brigade.org.uk or phone 0300 303 4454.

Our standard advertising rates are below:

Small advertisements
For Campsites, Residential/Activity Centres and items wanted or for sale. All advertisements are based on up to 225 characters (including spaces and punctuation) plus contact details (telephone number, email and website address) at a cost of £10 + VAT per issue.

Full colour advertisements
Full page – £450
Half page – £250
Quarter page – £150
Outside back cover – £550
Inside back cover – £470
+ VAT at the current rate applicable on all bookings

Discount of 30% available to BB Companies/Battalions/Districts and 10% to other Registered Charities.
Block book 2 issues and receive a 5% discount, or 10% for 3+ issues.