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.

Events

From litter picks to helping hedgehogs, 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

Another ‘brick in the wall’!

October 18, 2019

Not quite a ‘brick’ but certainly- in the wall…of the chapels. We have Mark Brady of STONESET MEMORIAL MASONS to thank for bringing this plaque back to its original condition. Over the last 121 years the writing had become indistinct and difficult to read. Mark undertook this work as a… Read more

Remembrance Service -10th November 2019

October 14, 2019

This years Remembrance Service in Brandwood End will take place on Sunday 10th November. Please arrive in time for a 10.50am start. The Service usually concludes by 11.15am. The main service will commence at the Cross of Sacrifice on the main drive and conclude at the WW1 War Memorial (Also… Read more

Enjoyable Tree Walk, despite the weather!

October 14, 2019

Despite the damp and drizzle over 16 folks turned up to The Lodge at 11am yesterday to join BCC Park Ranger Dean Paul’s excellent 2 hour plus ‘tree and cemetery walk’. Combining his extensive knowledge of Brandwood Cemetery from his previous role as a member of the ground maintenance/grave team… Read more

Small block of War Graves, on view again.

September 28, 2019

A few years ago we planted a new small hedged area creating a boundary around a small block of War Graves. Of late we have received a number of requests to reduce the height of this hedge so the Headstones remain in view and ‘part of’ the surrounding graves. I… Read more