From the archives: Exmouth youngsters mark 100 years of The Boys’ Brigade

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

This week we take a look at photos from the archives of Exmouth and Withycombe Boys’ Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

This week we take a look back at The Boys’ Brigade centenary celebrations of 1983 and how the Exmouth and Withycombe groups marked it.

Founded in Glasgow on October 4, 1883, by Sir William Alexander Smith, The Boys’ Brigade was the world’s first voluntary youth movement.

With ‘Sure and steadfast’ as its motto, the brigade’s number of companies worldwide is now at 1,400 with more than 50,000 young members in its ranks.

Were you ever a member of the Exmouth and Withycombe groups? You can share your memories of your time in the Boys’ Brigade by joining our nostalgia Facebook Group - Devon Memories.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

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Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade.

Exmouth Boys and Girls Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys Brigade.

Exmouth Boys Brigade. - Credit: Archant

Exmouth Boys Brigade.

Exmouth Boys Brigade. - Credit: Archant


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