The Day The Glasgow Polis Saluted Mandela

The Day The Glasgow Polis Saluted Mandela

Our first memory comes from the late John Stevenson, penned on 5 March 2022, just before he died, and adapted ...
Memories of the anti-apartheid movement

Memories of the anti-apartheid movement

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

Civic reception celebrates Nelson Mandela International Day

This year’s Nelson Mandela International Day, 18 July 2023, saw a gathering in the Merchants House, Glasgow. With thanks to ...
Statue and education programme

42nd anniversary of Freedom of Glasgow award to Nelson Mandela

Today the Nelson Mandela Memorial Foundation is marking the awarding of the Freedom of Glasgow to Nelson Mandela on 4th ...

Progress on Mandela statue 11 Feb 2023

Video to celebrate the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison on 11 February 1990 and to show our progress ...
Final Push for Scotland's Mandela Statue - please donate

Final Push for Scotland’s Mandela Statue – please donate

In commemoration of Nelson Mandela’s visit to Glasgow on 9 October 1993 to receive the Freedoms of 9 UK cities, ...
Mandela Day 2021

Nelson Mandela International Day 2022

Today, 18th July,  is Nelson Mandela's birthday, designated by the UN General Assembly as Nelson Mandela International Day. The central ...
16 June  Anniversary of Soweto Uprising and Naming of Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

16 June Anniversary of Soweto Uprising and Naming of Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

On 16 June 1986 St George’s Place in Glasgow was re-named Nelson Mandela Place. This year is its 36th anniversary ...
John Stevenson

John Stevenson

Trustee of the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation 16 July 1950 - 6 April 2022 Tribute from the Board of ...

21 March: Sharpeville Massacre and UN anti-racism day video

 This video will launch at 6pm on Monday 21 March 2022. If you miss it, it will remain here ...
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