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 and planting trees, 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

…and the rain it raineth!!

June 6, 2021

Todays litter pick was something of a wet affair as the heavens not only opened, but stayed open for the duration! Our thanks to the 15 stalwarts (plus 2 children) that turned out and collected 15 bags of litter- The cemetery is a better place for your efforts.  This litter… Read more

Winter in Brandwood End

May 26, 2021

Follow the link below to.…….. Enjoy some Winter scenes in Brandwood End with this short film.   Read more

June Litter Pick/Great British Spring Clean.

May 23, 2021

The Friends will be participating in this national Litter Pick on June 6th. The Great British Spring Clean is an initiative driven by the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. FBEC – LITTER PICK NATIONAL 2021 (1) JOIN THE FRIENDS OF BRANDWOOD END CEMETERY AT THEIR QUARTERLY LITTER PICK. SUNDAY 6TH JUNE… Read more

Exciting New Project

May 21, 2021

An organisation called Caring for God’s Acre work nationally to record, investigate, care for, and enjoy burial grounds and graveyards. Over the last year Gods Acre have been steadily GPS and geo physically mapping the whole of Brandwood End cemetery  so they now have a map of blue squares, each… Read more

Revised Cemetery Opening Hours

May 16, 2021

CEMETERY OPENING TIMES FROM MONDAY 17TH MAY 2021 EASIER TO REMEMBER – Monday-Friday 8.30am-7pm Saturday – Sunday 10am-7pm Please remember to check the Birmingham City Council ( Brandwood Cemetery) site before travelling any distance to visit, as there are often changes at short notice. Make sure you use the Birmingham.gov.uk… Read more

Changes to Crematoria and Cemeteries.

May 16, 2021

Changes to crematoria and cemeteries Published: Thursday, 13th May 2021 As of Monday 17 May, in line with the government’s road map, changes are being made to the rules governing crematoria and cemeteries. There will be no limit for outdoor funerals and up to 30 people can now attend a wake… Read more