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, 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

Apologies- for blocked site notice.

May 4, 2021

Our apologies if you tried to access our web site earlier and found it was listed as insecure! We have been experiencing some technical difficulties when the SSL Certificate automatically renews….or not as the case may be! We try and spot this as soon as it happens but should you… Read more

City Nature Challenge.

April 29, 2021

As many of our supporters may remember, the Friends have worked with the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country on a similar project to the one below, but focusing on Hedgehogs. We thought you may want to try their latest project…… _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and… Read more

Gallipoli Campaign remembered.

April 29, 2021

Despite the ‘lockdown’ restrictions, the Friends were able to support a small gathering  to remember those lost as a result of the ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign. FBEC Chairman Julia Griffin, Vice Chairman Coral Howard and member Pat Franklin joined Ian Binnie (Gallipoli Association),  Colonel (Retd.) Bob Carruthers (Royal Warwickshire Regiment Association)… Read more

ANZAC DAY- 25th April

April 23, 2021

Do you know how important Anzac day is ? Do you even know what it commemorates?  This year the Friends will be meeting with Ian Binnie, who is the Education Coordinator of the Gallipoli Association, a charity that seeks to promote knowledge of the ill fated WW1 campaign, to mark… Read more

What a difference a fence makes!!

April 22, 2021

The new permanent fence is now in place and the old fencing has been removed. I think you will agree that this has made an amazing difference. Well done to all concerned. Read more

Please, remove the wrapping before leaving your flowers graveside.

April 21, 2021

We know how annoying litter can be, so can we make an appeal to visitors to the cemetery. Our worst litter problem is that of flower paper.  Once flowers are past their best they become light weight and they, along with their surrounding paper, get blown around the cemetery. Please… Read more