Welcome to the Scottish Nelson Mandela Memorial Campaign

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memotial Foundation

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation has launched a campaign to raise funds to create a statue of Nelson Mandela.

In 2020 the campaign is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison (11 February 1990) and commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Sharpeville Massacre (21 March 1960).

In 2019 the campaign clebrated the 25th anniversary of the first democratic election in South Africa and Nelson Mandela’s inauguration as President.

In 2018 the campaign celebrated the centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth, which was also the 25th anniversary of his visit to Glasgow to receive the Freedoms of nine UK cities at a special ceremony on 9 October 1993.

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Denis Goldberg memorial from Ashleigh da Silva on Vimeo

 Denis Goldberg memorial from Ashleigh da Silva on Vimeo. Denis Goldberg was a patron of the Nelson Mandela Scottish ...
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Denis Goldberg

Denis Goldberg – our patron, friend and comrade

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our patron Denis Goldberg at the age of 87 ...
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Major education milestone reached in Scottish Mandela memorial campaign

Major education milestone reached in Scottish Mandela memorial campaign

A major milestone in the campaign for a a statue and lasting memorial to Nelson Mandela in Scotland has been ...
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30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison: Campaign patrons back £30k drive to achieve people’s statue in Glasgow

On 11 February 2020, the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release after 27 years in prison, notable patrons of the Nelson ...
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David Kenvyn

Day of Nelson Mandela’s release – a personal reminiscence. David Kenvyn on the front line of celebrations in 1990

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Edinburgh mother and child

“To honour all those killed or imprisoned for their stand against apartheid”

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