The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh


Directory of local groups/projects who are offering specific support during the current COVID-19 pandemic »

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

The Boys’ Brigade is a Christian Youth Organisation with over half a million members world wide. The objective of the BB 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.”

We cares for and challenges young people for life through a programme of informal education in a fun way. Each week around 20,000 young people, aged 5 to 18, take part in one of our 450 groups.

The 41st Edinburgh Boys Brigade Company is attached to Duddingston Kirk and meets each week in the Church Hall.

Session Information

- Anchor Boys (P2 - P3) - Keyword is fun. They play games, make craft and learn about Jesus.
- Junior Section (P4 - P6) - We promote a safe, caring environment where boys follow a varied programme of sport, craft, community and learn about Jesus.
- Company Section (P7 - S6) - A full programme of activities including sports, interests, camps with the opportunity to gain the highest BB award, the Queen's Badge.

Meeting times:

- Anchor Boys (6-7 years): Thursday 6:00pm - 7.00pm
- Junior Section (8-11 years): Friday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
- Company / Senior Section (12-18 years): Friday 7:30pm - 9:45pm

Facebook -

BB is open to all children and young people aged from 5 to 18 of any faith and background.
4 - 12, 17 - 25, 13 - 16
Days and Times
Friday 6:00pm - 9:45pm
Duddingston Kirk
Old Church Lane, Duddingston
EH15 3PX

North East 
Contact Details
Contact Person: Alan Meikle
Contact Telephone: 01316201242
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 09 September 2019