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

Our volunteers hard at work (and enjoying themselves!) 

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.


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

Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 is this week.

January 23, 2022

THURSDAY 27TH JANUARY IS A DATE FOR QUIET REFLECTION. Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 There will be a commemoration event at Millennium Point on Sunday 20th.   Birmingham’s annual civic commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day will be hosted at Millennium Point next week. The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Muhammad Afzal,… Read more

Local Bird Flu outbreak.

January 18, 2022

AVIAN FLU- Just a warning to everyone that this is now in the area and has been spotted in the Canada Goose population at Cannon Hill Park. Notices are now up at our adjacent Brandwood Pool. It is not an issue for humans but you are warned that you must… Read more

Badger activity in Brandwood End

January 8, 2022

It is suspected that Badgers from a local sett have been venturing into the cemetery. They are beautiful creatures but can cause untold damage to graves and lawned areas which would cause great distress to bereaved families, as well as costing a lot to rectify. If you see a Badger… Read more

No Dogs Allowed

January 8, 2022

Just a reminder that dogs are not allowed in the cemetery. We have several reports that people are visiting early in the morning and allowing their dogs to run free. This is not really appropriate in a cemetery and we would direct you to the extensive local parks surrounding Brandwood… Read more

Happy New Year

January 1, 2022

2020 and 2021 have been odd years. Let’s hope 2022 is a better year for everyone. Read more

Brandwood End on Facebook.

December 26, 2021

We are so glad that so many people view our web site but can we remind you that, if you are a Facebook user, you can also keep up with what is happening in the cemetery via our site. (You do have to be a member of Facebook to access… Read more