Girls' Brigade Northern Ireland, GBNI

GBNI Explorer Uniform

Explorers are aged 3 – 7; pre school – primary 4

Explorers have 2 uniforms - one to wear on regular company nights and one for special occasions referred to as ceremonial.

GBNI Explorer Uniform

[ Centre is company night/PE uniform. Right and left shows ceremonial uniform. ]


Navy GB tunic with GB crest embroidered on left side and company title underneath, in gold lettering on navy.
White knee socks.
Navy pants.
Red jumper.
White PE slippers.
Red ribbon to tie back long hair.

Company Night

Navy GB tunic with GB crest embroidered on left side and company title underneath, in gold lettering on navy.
White ankle socks.
Navy pants.
White short sleeve blouse.
White PE slippers.
White ribbon to tie back long hair

Wearing Explorer AwardsWearing Explorer Awards

Red Stars (not shown on picture) to be worn on the right side of the tunic, opposite woven GB Crest badge and in line with ‘V’ neck. Red stars are awarded to girls aged 3 who start late in the session. Red Star is removed when the first attendance award has been attained.

Attendance brooch (awarded from age 3) to be worn centred below the woven GB Crest and company title on tunic.

Explorer Stars (bronze, silver and gold) to be worn on the right side of the tunic opposite woven badge and in line with ‘V’ neck.

Open Bible Award to be worn at the point of the ‘V’ on tunic.  Note not all GB companies award Open bibles so this may not apply. 

All items of uniform may be purchased from our walk in shop at GBHQ, Kilbegs Business Park, Antrim. For directions please follow this link.

The shop is opened Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm and is opened over lunch time. During busy months of the session (September, October, March and April) the shop will also be opened on selected Saturday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

These dates will be available to your captain in advance of these months and will also be advertised on the homepage of the online shop

Uniform can also be ordered from our online shop

All proceeds from our online shop directly support the development work of GBNI in areas such as Scripture course, Programme materials, PE, Training and Marketing.

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