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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Life is wonderful

Life Is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes 11 Feb

On the 29th anniversary of Mandela’s release, Nick Stadlen’s film “Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes” on Denis Goldberg and ...
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Mandela centenary exhibition at the Lighthouse

The Lighthouse in Glasgow is holding a preview evening/reception for the Mandela Centenary Exhibition on Wednesday 30 January, 6pm - 8pm.  The ...
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Get along to the Foundation Christmas stall in Dundee

The ACTSA Scotland and NMSMF stall at Dundee Ethical Christmas Fair (City Square) is now half way through, with more ...
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Africa in Motion film festival

Africa in Motion film festival 26 Oct – 4 Nov

This year's Africa-in-Motion Film Festival features a number of films and events related to the Mandela Centenary. The film, "Nelson ...
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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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