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 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

Avoid the risk of Fires in Brandwood End.

August 11, 2022

Just a timely reminder that, as was recently seen in a cemetery down south, cemeteries are not immune to raging fires in this heat.  Brandwood End is tinder dry.  Broken glass and shiny objects can concentrate the sun and start fires in this heat.  Please take care what you leave… Read more

Summer visitor returns.

August 11, 2022

Well folks our annual visitor ‘Mrs Roe Deer’ is back. My husband literally bumped into her near Brandwood Pool. She ran off and presumably round the back of the pool through the undergrowth back towards the cemetery. This was at 11am today!  I notice that Nigel’s photography was also near… Read more

New Contact Details for Bereavements Services.

August 8, 2022

Bereavements Services Offices have moved over to a centralised telephone and email system.  All calls should now be directed to 0121 216 2000 and emails to bereavement.services@birmingham.gov.uk FBEC would suggest that,  if you are sending an email enquiry,  you should include BRANDWOOD END in the subject line. There are several… Read more

Interesting maps

August 4, 2022

We thought members may be interested in these 2 maps. One shows the area of Brandwood End Cemetery as it was before the cemetery existed, but with the cemetery boundaries superimposed. The second shows the existing cemetery with the original 1838 map superimposed. Interesting to see the area of water… Read more

Bat Walk Cancelled

August 4, 2022

I am sorry to say that the Bat Walk that was due to be held on August the 9th has had to be cancelled.  We will be trying to get it rescheduled but at the present time Parks are not able to support it. Hopefully Brum Bats can find another… Read more

Tantalising information.

July 22, 2022

Those of you that follow a series on Chanel 5 called ‘Planes that won the War’ will have seen, in the episode screened on the 1st of July, the story of 8 Air man who lost their lives when their Lancaster  crashed into ‘Ben Eighe’, a mountain in Scotland. The… Read more