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

The 15th of Shevat

January 16, 2019

Whilst tree planting this week we were reminded by a member of our Jewish Community that Monday is an especially tree related day in their faith. ‘The 15th of Shevat’ on the Jewish calendar—celebrated this year on Monday, January 21, 2019—is the day that marks the beginning of a “new… Read more

15 new native trees for the cemetery.

January 15, 2019

Today the Friends were joined by local pupils of St Albans Catholic Primary school, Councillors, Tree Officers….and a Ranger, to start what we hope will be an ongoing tree replacement project ! Birmingham Trees for Life organised today’s event after the local Tree Officer appealed for help to replace the… Read more

Grave restoration at its best!

January 14, 2019

We felt that the photographs below were worth reproducing. They show the difference a small amount of professional work can make to a grave.   Read more

Gosh, so much tree work!

January 9, 2019

The ‘Crown lifting’ of trees continues in the Cemetery. It started with the Redwood Avenue and random trees. Contractors moved on to the removal of diseased Poplars, but now (much to the delight of the residents) the trees at the rear of properties in Broad Lane are being given the… Read more