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)

Glasgow Green 1988

30,000 marched to Glasgow Green to demand Mandela’s release

30 years ago on 12 June 1988 30,000 people marched to Glasgow Green to demand Nelson Mandela’s release and hear ...
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kiltwalk

Claire’s doing the kiltwalk for the Mandela memorial

Claire is raising funds for the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation on the kiltwalk on 29 April. Be like Claire ...
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Mandela Gala Dinner

Nelson Mandela Memorial and ACTSA STUC Fringe Event

Weds 18 April, 12.30-1.20pm #stuc2018 The Nelson Mandela Memorial Foundation along with ACTSA is hosting a fringe event at the ...
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Mandela Gala Dinner 6.30pm – 12.30am Glasgow Hilton Hotel

Nelson Mandela Centenary Gala Dinner Friday 24 August 2018

The Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation is holding a fundraising gala dinner to celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson ...
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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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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 pilot ...
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Mandela Campaign video

New Mandela Scottish Memorial Campaign video

This short video covers the launch of the campaign, clips of Nelson Mandela and where to donate. It is designed ...
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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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