Mandela-Tambo Lecture on 10th Anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s death

ACTSA Scotland and the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation held this lecture on 5 December 2023, the tenth anniversary of Nelson ...
George Johannes

Tribute to George Johannes 25 November 1945 – 30 November 2022

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation pays tribute to George Johannes, whose memorial event was held in the South African High ...
Memories of the anti-apartheid movement in Scotland

Memories of the anti-apartheid movement in Scotland

Scotland and Glasgow have had a key role in the anti-apartheid movement which led to the end of apartheid in ...
Student Campaign for Mandela's honorary degree at Strathclyde University (1985)

Student Campaign for Mandela’s honorary degree at Strathclyde University (1985)

Continuing our memories from the anti-apartheid struggle, Jim Watson talks about his student days, his awakening to the anti-apartheid movement ...
Nelson Mandela Place

Invite to Mandela – Tambo Lecture by High Commissioner of South Africa

On the occasion of the10th anniversary of the death of Nelson Mandela the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation and ACTSA ...
Hull delegation meet Mandela in Glasgow

Hull delegation meet Mandela in Glasgow

Paul Sutton, who travelled from Hull to meet Nelson Mandela on that memorable day in Glasgow, shares his memories. "I ...
Uplifted by infectious joy

Uplifted by infectious joy

Marlene Barrie remembers her good fortune in meeting Nelson Mandela when he arrived at his hotel, and her pride that ...
George Square and beyond

George Square and beyond

Mandy Neeson tells of how Mandela's visit to Glasgow encouraged her involvement in the anti-apartheid movement. I was in George ...
A day to remember

A day to remember

David Kenvyn tells us his memories of the day Nelson Mandela came to Glasgow. I had not intended to be ...
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mandela's visit to Glasgow

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Mandela’s visit to Glasgow

On 9th October 1993 Nelson Mandela received the Freedom of Glasgow, Dundee, Midlothian, Aberdeen and five other UK local authorities ...
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