To welcome in the year of the dragon, 39th Brownies had fun making a dragon puppets and tasting Chinese food. They also learned which animals of the zodiac they were – quite a lot of monkeys!

What a year! It’s been wonderful to see and hear about the huge variety of activities girls have enjoyed, thanks to your efforts.  I hope you have a restful Christmas break and I look forward to many more adventures in 2024. Best wishes Laura

Girlguiding Bath will have a water stall at the Bath Half on October 15th. This will be run primarily by Rangers and Guides, but we need volunteers for the ratio – people with a DBS and safe space 1&2 (all unit volunteers with an active role have this already). The day is expected to run … Read more

We’re looking for a few volunteers to help run two 1-hour sessions to recruit new leaders on 17th June. We have lots of Rainbows on waiting lists and are planning to run a volunteer taster session so parents and other potential volunteers can come along and see what’s involved. Where: in the upstairs room at Girlguiding … Read more

You can now start your Queen’s Guide Award up until the age of 30 rather than 25. It is the highest award you can work towards in guiding. We’re putting together a network for people working towards their award in Bath, a chance to bounce ideas off each other and potentially work together on some … Read more

On Sunday, two thirds of Bath units were showing as “paid in full” or “payment being processed”. If this is your unit, thank you! If you have not yet sent payment, please do so as soon as possible. We will not be given any leeway for postal delays!

Very sadly Margaret Francis passed away earlier this month. Margaret will be remembered by many of you as a dedicated Leader with Batheaston Brownies for many years and as a member of Bath Trefoil Guild.

The National Youth Agency (NYA) has opened a consultation on use of private dwellings in youth services. There is a survey open for individuals involved in providing youth services to complete until 24th August, at This is a way that any Girlguiding volunteer can have their say – we’re aware there are a range … Read more

Bath Voice ( a local newspaper covering south Bath) will be including an article on Girlguiding in their September edition. This is a great opportunity to share what we do and encourage new girls and volunteers to join us. Please could you provide us with a quote about why you like volunteering with Girlguiding or … Read more

Girlguiding Somerset North will be involved in Weston-Super-Mare Pride this July. We have a stall booked within the event, which will be open for young members aged 13+ to volunteer on, as well as adult volunteers. Unfortunately, WsM Pride has decided against holding a parade this year. If you or any girls aged 13+ would … Read more