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

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 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

HSBC spend a day in Brandwood End

July 2, 2024

As a small charity, the Friends depend on our supporters to help us with many of the projects we undertake. As those that follow FBEC will know, we are undertaking a long term Grave Gardening project to remove self set shrubs, Holly and Ivy from graves. We run regular volunteer… Read more

Tree Walk 20th July.

July 2, 2024

Join the Friends of Brandwood End Cemetery as we take a stroll around this magnificent 53 acre site investigating our recently launched Tree Trail.  The Tree Trail highlights the range of trees that this Victorian Cemetery contains, over 1750 planted mainly in 1898/9. Meet at the Lodge on the main… Read more

Yet more Tree Husbandry

July 2, 2024

Busy day again for the Tree Surgeons, but this time just removing dead wood off some of the really high Pines on the main drive. Spot the man in the cage!! Read more

Supporting the Friends of Lifford Reservoir

June 17, 2024

FBEC popped along to support one of our local Friends groups at Lifford Reservoir. Such a shame as the weather was awful. I am sure when they booked the date for mid June they didn’t expect hail storms! We were joined by Array4hogs and the Wildlife Trust.       Read more

Labour candidate for Selly Oak Constituency MP visits cemetery.

June 17, 2024

The Friends enjoyed offering a tour of the cemetery to the Labour candidate, standing for M P in Selly Oak constituency. Alistair Carns is standing following the resignation of Steve McCabe. If any other candidates fancy a guided tour, we will be pleased to show them around our beautiful green… Read more

Update on our Chairman.

June 17, 2024

Over the last couple of weeks we have had many messages via social media, e mail and at events all asking the same question. Where is your Chairman Julia? Its been a busy couple of months for Julia, which started badly with a pretty severe stroke that has knocked her… Read more