Restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels

We are a charity here to promote for the benefit of the local community and others, the restoration, conservation and respectful enjoyment of Brandwood End Cemetery and Chapels. That includes the monuments, buildings, records, green spaces, adjacent pool and allotments and overall environment.

Events

From litter picks and planting trees, to helping hedgehogs and recording memorials, our events are always fun, friendly and suitable for most ages!

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Become a Friend!

 

Friends of Brandwood Cemetery is run purely by unpaid volunteers and we welcome your help!  Whether you have family laid to rest here, you are a concerned local resident or are interested in conservation, we need you!

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About the Cemetery

On 13 April 1899 George Tallis, Chairman of the Cemetery Committee, opened Brandwood End Cemetery.

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Can you spare a couple of hours?

Litter picks are a great way to get some fresh air!

Latest News

First Burial in Brandwood End 125 years ago.

April 19, 2024

On the 13th April 2024 we not only celebrated the 125th anniversary of the opening of Brandwood End Cemetery but we also remember the first burial in Brandwood End. A five year old small boy called Charles Downes who died of Diphtheria. Read more

Great Gardening last week

April 19, 2024

Three teams working in the cemetery recently. Three ladies trying to give the Rhododendrons a chance on the main drive as they were choked with brambles. Team two were freeing our recently planted perimeter trees from a tangle of very long and strong brambles. Team three were tidying the Civilian… Read more

Anzac day Remembrance

April 19, 2024

The 25th April is known in many countries as ANZAC Day. Events are held in Australia, New Zealand, the U. K., Ireland and many other countries to honour those who served in this ill fated campaign of the First World War. Many of those who served made the ultimate sacrifice.… Read more

Volunteer work recognised.

April 16, 2024

The chart below shows the number of volunteer hours worked  in Birmingham by Friends groups attached to various open spaces. ie: Parks, cemeteries, recreation grounds etc. Its lucky that volunteers generally enjoy their work and get a lot of satisfaction out of it- but they manage to save Birmingham Council… Read more

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BRANDWOOD END !

April 12, 2024

Saturday 13th April 2024 will be the 125th anniversary of the opening of Brandwood End Cemetery. The Cemetery A Brief History On 13 April 1899 George Tallis, Chairman of the Cemetery Committee, opened Brandwood End Cemetery, which was administered by Kings Norton Rural District Council. With the extension of Birmingham’s… Read more

FBEC AGM 2024

April 11, 2024

Today the Friends held their 19th annual AGM. Where has that time gone? What a lovely morning with some of our supporters. It was made even better by cake and coffee (Provided by Vice Chairman Coral)  with a chance to chat and also a chance to thank members and everyone… Read more