Welcome to the Scottish Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memotial FoundationThe Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation has launched 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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WOSDEC

Funds needed for pilot school course on apartheid

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is commissioning WOSDEC (West of Scotland Development Education Centre www.wosdec.org.uk ) to write and ...
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly joins campaign to raise money for Nelson Mandela statue

Sir Billy Connolly, a Freeman of the City of Glasgow, is backing the charity campaign to raise public money for ...
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Mandela video

Video: ‘Glasgow declared us to be free’

Nelson Mandela came to Glasgow on 9 October 1993 to receive his award of Freeman of the City of Glasgow ...
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Launch with Sir Alex Ferguson

Campaign launch: Sir Alex Ferguson praises Mandela as example for world to follow

Sir Alex Ferguson CBE today praised Nelson Mandela as a special man who was an example for the world to ...
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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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Brochure

Download a campaign brochure

You can now download a brochure with more details about the campaign including:-
  • Brian Filling outlines plans for a ...
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George Square rally

Nelson Mandela: Glasgow’s love for anti-apartheid hero

STV news website: Peter Cassidy on the links between Glasgow and Mandela that go back decades ...
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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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