Monthly Archives: November 2016

Christmas is coming…….

Christmas is coming and we are sure some of our supporters will be buying items via the internet. If you are going to buy from Amazon please consider going via this FBEC web site. If you click on ‘Amazon’ on … Continue reading

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Second Lieutenant F C Alabaster, commemorated at this years Remembrance Service

FBEC felt they would like to share with you an article prepared by Edwina Rees, for the Moseley History Society newsletter. It sums up our recent Remembrance Day Event. Thank you Edwina. The centenary year of the Battle of the … Continue reading

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U3A, Local History Group Members enjoy Brandwood End.

FBEC member, Pat Franklin, gave up her time to lead a group of U3A (Local History Group) members on a walk through Brandwood End Cemetery.  During  Heritage Open Week, in September 2014, the Friends devised a Grave Walk highlighting a … Continue reading

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Friends of Camberwell Cemeteries struggle on with their campaign

You may think we have ‘issues’ with the City Council, Bereavements Department  in Birmingham but they pale into insignificance with those of the Friends of Camberwell Cemeteries in London. Follow the links to find out what is happening there and … Continue reading

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We need you !!

Many of you follow our web site or will have visited events at Brandwood End Cemetery recently- whether they were to do with Hedgehog preservation, WW1 Grave walks, tree walks, litter picks, celebrating our RHS award or Remembrance last weekend. … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day record turnout.

Our thanks to everyone that turned out today to our Annual Remembrance Service in Brandwood End. This year saw close to 100 participants come to hear a short thought provoking address by Deacon David Fairbotham of St Dunstans Church prior … Continue reading

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CWGC- Living Memory Project

As part of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Living Memory Project, the Friends have researched and recorded information relating to Frederic Clifford Alabaster, who died of this injuries in the preparations for the Battle of the Somme. More details will … Continue reading

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Poppy Crosses in place.

Every year, in the run up to Armistice Day, the Friends place over 300 poppy crosses on graves of those lost to conflicts. Many are members of the armed forces but many are also civilians killed in air raids locally, … Continue reading

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Woodthorpe Primary pupils make Hedgehogs welcome!

Pupils at Woodthorpe Primary School learn how to welcome Hedgehogs to their Forest School area and pitched in, creating Hedgehog houses and log piles. After instructions from Emma from the Wildlife Trust and Ranger Jan, pupils collected leaves to line … Continue reading

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Service of Remembrance

  This years Service of Remembrance will take place at Brandwood End Cemetery on Sunday 13th November. 10.50am at the Cross of Sacrifice on the Main Drive. Tweet

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