Welcome to the Scottish Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memotial FoundationThe Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is launching a campaign to raise funds to create a statue of Nelson Mandela.

The campaign will celebrate the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth in 2018 which is also the 25th anniversary of his visit to Glasgow in 1993 to collect the Freedoms of nine UK cities.

The target has been set at £250,000. Click for more details | Donate online or by text

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Nelson Mandela BBC

Why Nelson Mandela thanked Glasgow

BBC video: Why did Nelson Mandela thank Glasgow? "While we were physically denied our freedom in the country of our ...
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The Glasgow Mandela Story

The Glasgow Mandela Story

This book describes and analyses the connections between Glasgow and South Africa historically and more recently in the ultimately successful ...
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow’s support for Nelson Mandela

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow's support for Nelson Mandela. Taken from the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Glasgow, July 23rd ...
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John Nelson

UNISON welcomes call to back memorial campaign

A meeting of UNISON Scotland branches representing 150,000 members gave a warm welcome to John Nelson, secretary of ACTSA, as he called for ...
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George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela’s George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela's full speech to the crowds in George Square Glasgow, October 1993 ...
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Glasgow Eurydice Choir celebrates Nelson Mandela

Glasgow Eurydice choir honours Nelson Mandela. Singing Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika at the gathering in honour of Nelson Mandela Friday 6th ...
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