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

If you go down to the cemetery tonight, you are in for a big surprise!!

August 21, 2019

It’s not very often that you can get into Brandwood End Cemetery at night…..but tonight was the night! Great bat walk from Jasmin Fields to Brandwood Pool via the cemetery. All ages, and many new to the whole walk route, despite being local.   Thanks to Chris from Brum Bats… Read more

Eldred Hallas

August 21, 2019

Our historical researcher, Pat Franklin, led a small group of members of the local Labour Party to visit one of the significant graves in the cemetery. Born and educated in Yorkshire, Eldred Hallas moved to Birmingham in 1906 where he became leader of the Birmingham Municipal Employees Union. In 1911… Read more

Holiday time!

August 21, 2019

Apologies for our lack of posts in August but it has been holiday time and I am afraid not all of us do internet via our phones!! Back to normal now, and a reminder the annual Bat Walk takes place this evening. Details are on the previous post. Despite a… Read more

Annual Bat Walk with Brum Bats.

July 31, 2019

It’s time again for the ever popular Bat Walk that starts at the farm gate on Bayston Rd, B14 (facing Kinsey Grove) and finishes at Brandwood Pool. August 21st.    8.15-10pm (prompt start). Good torch, stout shoes essential. Under 16…you need to bring an adult. Fair bit of walking on… Read more