Girls' Brigade Northern Ireland, GBNI

GB Quick Facts

  • GB is a worldwide organisation operating in 52 countries
  • GB was formed in Dublin in 1893
  • GB will be 125 years old in 2018
  • GBNI has almost 23,000 members in NI
  • GBNI is the largest youth organisation in NI
  • GBNI train over 400 new young leaders each year
  • GBNI is an operating authority for DofE in NI with 100 approved units
  • GBNI wants to listen to and act on the voice of our young people.
  • We do this through a dynamic youth participation initiative called GEMS!
  • GBNI writes/designs/prints new Bible teaching materials yearly, aimed specifically for girls (3-18) and their issues in NI. Click here to find out more information on our latest Scripture Course.
  • Between 17,000 and 18,000 girls are witnessed to each year through our scripture courses.
  • GBNI embraces technology - web/digital news/blogging/social networks.
  • GBNI support churches and leaders with, for example:
    • District Prayer Co-ordinators’
    • leadership training
    • regular programme & craft ideas and resources
    • marketing & PR
    • sports & competitions
    • GB Supplies for uniform, gifts, awards and resources available in store or online - visit shop
    • up to date help and advice on all the legal stuff! 



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GBNI Youth Blog

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Leaders’ Section

Free resources and downloads for all GBNI leaders. More »

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Girls' Brigade Northern Ireland
The Girls’ Brigade Northern Ireland is registered as a company limited by guarantee in Northern Ireland No. NI058531, registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC100405 and recognised as a charity for tax purposes by HMRC Reference No. XR34309. VAT Registration No. 254684143.

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