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Well done Tiggy for your 20 years of service! Thank you


We are proud to be an inclusive movement

Bristol West leaders at Pride.



The leaders are up for anything!



Well done Nicola on completing your Brownie and Guide leadership!


The leaders found Bertie at Cadbury World


Meet the Trefoil Guild doing Ti chi


Community Awards 2016

Congratulations to 45th Brentry Guides and their wonderful leaders on winning the Community Awards 2016 for Youth Project


Bristol Uni SSAGO and Teach Quidditich

SSAGO (student scout and guide organisation) ran a quidditich session at the Avon Scout Jamboree to 4,000 scouts, Cubs, beavers, brownies and guides.

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A letter from the Queen to 91st Brownies


Well done Naomi on completing your Leadership Qualification!


A Massive Congratulations and Thank you to Sandu on 20 years service!


Congratulations to Alex on her Going Away with Guides qualification, presented at Avon Scout Jamboree!


Congratulations Sam on being awards her Leadership Qualification


Well done to Elf and Roo on their 5 year award and 10 year award!


Even the leaders have a go!


Leadership Qualification

Chloe Bridgewater earned her leadership qualification with Rainbows


Queens Guide

Congratulations to Jess Tolliday on achieving her Queens Guide award!


To be eligible for the award you need to excel in a number of areas including developing a personal skill, working with community action projects, and overseeing outdoor pursuits.

As part of the award she trained and qualified as a stage technician in Bristol, and has helped out at numerous events at the local theatre.

Jessica organised a camping holiday for Senior Section members, and researched, developed and wrote a book for a Brownie Badge.  She also developed the Bristol West Guiding Website and regularly continues to maintain this.

She is a former leader with Leverington Rainbows (Cambs East)  but is now a leader with the 183rd Brownies in Westbury on Trym Brownies, and is on the Exec of Bristol West Division and South West inspired young guiders.

Avonmouth Celebrate

Avonmouth units join together for a night of awards


Awards Night at Glenny Woods

IMG_77961st Bristol West Seniors and Clifton Guides Poppy Patrol joined together for a night of celebration and campfire. Both the Baden Powell award and the Chiefs Guide Challenge were awarded. These are 2 of the highest awards in Girlguiding! Good fun was had by all.


Very exciting post! Letters from the Royal family



Recruitment Drive

Fabulous day recruiting leaders and girls. Even met the old division commissioner for Belgium and signed up her daughters as young leaders. Next stop Lawrence Weston recruitment event in June!

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  75 Rainbows, Brownies and Guides enjoy toasted marshmallows, s’mores, dampers & chocolate orange cake!

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Congratulations Jo

Congratulations to Jo Sampson on achieving her Queens Guides Award.



Fundraising for Nepal

Well done to the 62nd Bristol Guides and 78th Bristol Brownies for their fundraising efforts for Nepal. The Guides raised £147 to support Guiding Projects in Nepal by holding a bottle tombola and selling knitted toys. The Brownie raised £117 for Save the Children in Nepal by holding a chocolate tombola.


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Bristol West Division at Brooks Lodge Open Day

Bristol West Division joined girls and leaders from across Bristol and South Gloucestershire at the official opening of our new Accommodation Centre – “Brooks Lodge”, by Chief Guide Gill Slocombe.


Some of the fun we had at Briarlands Campsite for the Brooks Lodge Opening

Amelia’s Question to Chief Guide Gill Slocombe ……”Where did you get your shoes from as they are lovely”


Cookafest Excellence

Congratulations to 175th Bristol Brownies, 1st Bristol West Seniors and 1st Henbury Rainbows on winning County Cookafest for their age groups.

Rainbows had great fun making tasty smoothies. Brownies designed and cooked their own pizzas from scratch. Guides did a run ready steady cook competition using a mixture of ingredients and the Senior Section cooked a full 2 course international mean all from scratch. Leaving the Leaders to cook a savoury tart all within budget.

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Congratulations also go to 5th Bristol Guides and Helen who came 2nd in their age ranges.

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Well Done Bristol West great results and Good luck at the Regional Heat in July!!!

 Well done Amber on getting your Baden Powell. We will all miss you at Guides but wish you well going on to be a Young leader at the 28th Rainbows!


 University of Bristol Students Union Volunteering Fair

Leaders from all over the Division turned out to help at our stall at the UBU volunteering fair, we had lots of people sign up so hopefully there will be some units getting more excellent volunteers soon!



Our leaders work hard (and have fun) so your girls have a fantastic experience

This is the kitchen crew at the Big Brownie Birthday camp


Who said leaders don’t have fun? Looking great ladies!


 Long Service Awards

Two Guiders from 45th Brentry Brownies receiving their Long Service awards, Russ Moss receiving the 10 years award and Helen Boal receiving the 20 years award


Rachel and Jo have been presented with their long service awards (10 and 5 years respectively) at Hollywood Bowl with the 27th Brownies. Well done ladies!


One of our divisions’ young leaders being awarded her YLQ tonight at the Bristol West division YL evening. Congratulations!


 Units across the Division showed their respect on Remembrance Sunday.



Congratulations and thank you Kelly for your 5 years service


Congratulations to Local Leaders Alex and Janet on receiving their Compass Awards