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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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 Snowdrops.

December 5, 2021

Guess what we spotted lurking in the Autumn leaves…. Some lovely Snowdrops. Read more

So many wind blown items.

December 5, 2021

10 volunteers today collected 10 bags of flower paper, plastic bottles, artificial flowers and smashed vases scattered around the cemetery. PLEASE SECURE ANY FLOWERS OR TREASURERS YOU MAY LEAVE ON YOUR LOVED ONES GRAVES. When we find them we have no idea where they have blown from – so the… Read more

Last Litter Pick of 2021

November 28, 2021

Our final litter pick of 2021 takes place on SUNDAY 5TH DECEMBER, MEET AT THE LODGE. 10AM-WEATHER PERMITTING. Please wrap up warm with suitable footwear and gloves. We have the litter pickers and bags. Our thanks to Pat Franklin for the ‘tongue in cheek’ poster. Read more

Anne Courbet

November 28, 2021

The Friends are sharing a message received from Sarah Courbet, Anne’s daughter. We all will miss Anne and our thoughts are with Sarah and the family at this time. It is with great sadness that I share the news that my wonderful mom, Anne Courbet, passed away this week after… Read more

Last tidy up of 2021 for the Civilian Garden.

November 25, 2021

It’s well past the end of the City’s grass cutting period but the unusually warm weather has meant the garden was looking like a hay meadow! The Friends ran a mower over it today and have managed to reduce the length, so let’s hope that’s it for 2021!   Read more

Remember, remember…

November 25, 2021

Remember you can support the Friends by popping a token in the box when you shop at Becketts Farm Shop. You can also access Amazon via the link on this sites home page and when you buy we get a tiny donation via Amazon. It all helps towards the various… Read more