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 2021 the campaign is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Nelson Mandela receiving the Freedom of the City of Glasgow, the first city in the world to award the honour; and the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow when it was still the location of the apartheid consulate. (Click here for previous years)

Soweto killings anniversary; turning point in liberation struggle

Soweto killings anniversary; turning point in liberation struggle

On 16 June 1976, demonstrators, mostly pupils, were shot dead by apartheid police when more than 10,000 people marched towards ...
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Could you join the Dundee Virtual Kiltwalk to fundraise for a Mandela statue?

Could you join the Dundee Virtual Kiltwalk to fundraise for a Mandela statue?

Could you join the Dundee Virtual Kiltwalk to fundraise for a statue of Nelson Mandela in Glasgow and related education ...
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WOSDEC Home Learning Hacks

Joint resource pack for home learning in lockdown

Great to see our joint resource pack with WOSDEC , "When Mandela danced in the Square", being used for home ...
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Denis Goldberg and Brian Filling

Denis Goldberg, 1933 – 2020: An Appreciation by Brian Filling

It is with great sadness that we mourn the death of our comrade and friend, Denis Goldberg. His life will ...
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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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When Mandela Danced in the Square

New Wosdec resource pack for educators and podcast

From Wosdec… "Want a FREE 80 PAGE RESOURCE packed with activities and inspiration??! Plus a podcast to go with it??! 🥳 ...
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Patrons

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

On 2nd February 1990, President FW De Klerk went to the South African Parliament and announced the unbanning of the ANC ...
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