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 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

Thank you to all our collaborators.

December 3, 2019

This Web site and our Facebook page always receive so many interesting and positive stories and comments about Brandwood End Cemetery. We are so excited to realise that many other people are as fascinated by the varied interesting aspects of the cemetery as we are. A special thank you to… Read more

Last 6 bags of 2019 Litter!

December 1, 2019

Today, despite the cold, the Friends and several volunteers managed to collect what will be the last litter collection of 2019. Well done to everyone and thank you to all those who have turned out to help the Friends, and the City,  keep Brandwood End litter free. Just a few… Read more

Tree Information

November 28, 2019

For those of you who have an interest in trees, these are the latest editions to the cemetery……. 10 standards: 2 x Malus baccata ‘Street Parade’ (crab apple) 2 x Quercus palustris (Pin oak) 2 x Liquidambar styraciflua Worplesdon (Sweet gum) 2 x Liriodendron tulipifera (Tulip tree) 2 x Prunus… Read more

What a wet, wet, wet Tree Planting.

November 27, 2019

Year 6 pupils from St Albans R C Primary took part in a fantastic tree plant in the Cemetery today and despite the rain….a good time was enjoyed by all. Our thanks to Birmingham Trees for Life for organising this planting event, to replace some of the aged ‘Poplars’ felled… Read more