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.

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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Banner Tales – Glasgow and the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Saturday 13 October 2018 1.00pm – 5.00pm Glasgow Caledonian University Archive Centre, the Saltire Centre Inspired by banners created for ...
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Nelson Mandela 25 year Celebratory Dinner 8 October

The City of Glasgow College is sponsoring a dinner to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's visit to Glasgow ...
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Poster of Mandela’s Glasgow visit and Mandela Memorial lapel badge now on sale by post and online.

Help raise funds for the memorial by buying a reproduction of the poster printed to announce Nelson Mandela’s visit to ...
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Brian Filling, Marah Louw, Golden Neswisi and David Pratt share memories of Mandela at the Gala Dinner.

Gala dinner: Carry forward the legacy of Mandela

The campaign for a statue of Nelson Mandela in Glasgow and a long term project to ensure the lessons of ...
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South African singer Marah Louw to perform at the Nelson Mandela Centenary Gala Dinner in Glasgow

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation (NMSMF) is delighted that one of South Africa’s star singers and friend of Nelson ...
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Arlington Baths backs campaign with great auction prize

The Arlington Baths Club is backing the Nelson Mandela Memorial Foundation fundraising dinner on 24 August with a great auction prize. ARLINGTON ...
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Marah Louw to sing at Centenary Gala Dinner

Marah Louw, prominent South African singer and actor who famously sang and danced on stage with Nelson Mandela at the 1993 ...
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Poster of Mandela’s Glasgow visit now on sale by post

Help raise funds for the memorial by buying a copy of the poster printed to announce Nelson Mandela’s visit to ...
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Anita Manning to conduct auction at Nelson Mandela Centenary Gala Dinner

Anita Manning, auctioneer and presenter on the BBC TV shows 'Bargain Hunt, "Flog it" and "Antiques Road Trip", has agreed ...
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