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.


From litter picks and planting trees, to helping hedgehogs and recording memorials, our events are always fun, friendly and suitable for most ages!

Find out more

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!

Become a Friend now!

About the Cemetery

On 13 April 1899 George Tallis, Chairman of the Cemetery Committee, opened Brandwood End Cemetery.

Find out more

Can you spare a couple of hours?

Litter picks are a great way to get some fresh air!

Latest News

SNOW….. and our Litter Pick.

December 3, 2023

A scattering of snow means slippy sliding foot issues! With this in mind we do not expect to see many of you. We will be there for a shorter period from 10 till 11am, as we have other things to check, but expect to see most of you at our… Read more

Hedgehogs become independent.

December 2, 2023

Our newly introduced Hedgehogs have had waitress service daily , but now they are on their own.  I doubt any of you will see one of them as they only emerge at night. If you do spot one, let us or Array4hogs know. Read more


December 2, 2023

Final reminder for Sunday 3rd December LITTER PICK. 10AM-11.30AM.Meet at the Lodge.  We have the bags and pickers, just need the manpower. Wrap up warm, Christmas hats welcomed, and suitable stout footwear. Last litter pick of 2023. Read more

Hedgehog population boost.

November 26, 2023

Our thanks to Array4Hogs as they are working with the Friends to help boost the Hedgehog population in the rewilded areas of the cemetery. Array4hogs, run by Sharon and her team of volunteers, is a local rescue centre who have had to cope with over 170 rescued Hedgehogs this year. The… Read more

Brandwood End in Autumn.

November 16, 2023

Thank you Gary Staples for producing this beautiful photo. Read more

Please support Brandwood End Cemetery’s registration.

November 16, 2023

This is a register of buildings and spaces of community importance in Birmingham that need to be placed on a register. Please read the information and support our registration via the link below. Brandwood End Cemetery | Save Birmingham   Read more