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 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

Lest We Forget

July 1, 2020

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Lots of trees (with a few old chapel photos).

July 1, 2020

As I was sorting the FBEC photo files I thought this album may interest some of you. It is partly a prep. for a future tree trail.(Photographs taken by committee member Carola Klein in 2017) https://photos.app.goo.gl/cpFoygJyYEXRfHqF8 Read more

We’ve started, so we may as well carry on!

June 23, 2020

If you follow our posts you will see that earlier this afternoon we gave the hedge a clip around the War Grave area. As we were enjoying the sunshine we decided to carry on and attack the Civilian Garden area, which was equally in need of a bit of TLC… Read more

‘Cut back’ for War Grave hedge.

June 23, 2020

We have well over 200 Commonwealth War Graves scattered around Brandwood End but for some reason there are a small group of them together just near our Civilian Garden of Remembrance, so some years ago we planted a hedge as a form of demarcation. During Lock down it had become… Read more

Just one, or are there more?

June 21, 2020

In the last month there have been close to a dozen sightings of Roe Deer in and around the Cemetery. It seems that usually it is a female Roe and she favours early afternoon for her appearances! This is not a photograph of the Roe in the cemetery, but a… Read more

A sign of the times.

June 5, 2020

These photographs were taken by a member of our committee today as she was doing her own solitary litter pick.( 2 bags collected)   Don’t you think they reflect this strange time ? Front gates covered in notices/instructions and rainbows on display. Thanks to Kerry Tinkler for the photographs.   Read more