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

New Tree Walk leaflet launched.

February 23, 2024

The Friends are so pleased to get the support of our local Tree Officer, Steve Flood, for our new TREE WALK LEAFLET…… even if he then got distracted looking at the trees! We really value his input and the fact that he keeps us in the loop when tree work… Read more

Deutsche Bank brave the rain.

February 21, 2024

The start of today’s gardening session with Deutsche Bank was wet and windy but as they worked the rain stopped. So much was achieved in a morning and many more graves emerged from the shrubbery. Well done the Deutsche Dozen! Follow our link to an album if today’s activities https://photos.app.goo.gl/6fdkDUEpLAhvwP7R9… Read more

New committee members needed.

February 9, 2024

Do you follow our posts or support our events? Could we entice you to help us make decisions about what we tackle and when? If so, why not join our committee? We meet locally once a month to review existing projects and plan new ones but we need new committee members to move forward. E mail us if you would like to know more.
friendsofbec@gmail.com

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February 10th Grave Gardening Session

February 5, 2024

Volunteer Gardening Session to clear shrubbery on February 10th, 11am till 2pm. Drop in for an hour if you can spare time. We have the tools, just need the manpower. All abilities welcome.   Read more

Victims Remembered.

February 2, 2024

Many of our followers will be familiar with the Civilian Garden of Remembrance in Brandwood End but not so many of you will realise that this is the final resting place of close to sixty civilians who lost their lives during local bombing raids in 1940/41. The names of those… Read more

Section Marker Reinstated

February 2, 2024

The Marker that was moved to a safe distance following a several trees falling in a recent storm has been reinstated.   Read more