Get Involved

Support for this Project is important to us and for the ongoing sustainability of the Cemetery and Chapels as a community facility.

You can support in this Project in a variety of ways giving as much or as little of your time as you want:

Become a Friend of the Cemetery

The Friends of Lye and Wollescote Cemetery are volunteers who help to maintain and enhance the cemetery for local people to enjoy as a place of remembrance, local history and a haven for wildlife.

The Friends group's vision for the cemetery is 'A welcoming, accessible place that everyone is proud of and that celebrates the heritage of local people and the cemetery'. Activities are organised by a small steering group made up of local people. Steering group meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 6.30pm at Stambermill House, Cemetery Road, Lye.

Read more about the activities of the Friends of Lye and Wollescote Cemetery and how to join.

Visit our Message Board

See what others have posted and post your own comments on our message board.

Send us Your Recollections

If you or a friend or family member have memories of the Cemetery and/or Chapels please get in touch. We want to increase our archive records of this important site.

Buy the History Books

Two the books about the Lye and Wollescote Cemetery and Chapels have been published by the West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust More about the history books...

Attend our Events

Both the WMHBT and the Friends Group organise a range of events including guided walks of the Cemetery, talks, visits and open days. Details are posted here, on the WMHBT web site and on our social media pages.

Follow Us on Social Media

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter pages for the latest updates of our events and activities. Like us and share us with your friends

Donate and Offer Support

For details of how to donate towards the costs, to offer assistance with developing and sustaining this project or to find out more information please get in touch.


Activities and Events

Join the Friends of Lye and Wollescote Cemetery

The The Friends of of Lye and Wollescote Cemetery meet on the first Saturday of every month at Lye and Wollescote Cemetery to care for the older parts of the cemetery. Drop in any time between 9.30 am and 12.30 pm. New volunteers are very welcome.

Volunteers help to tidy the graves

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