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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Nelson Mandela Billy Connolly letter

Nelson Mandela’s letter about Billy Connolly receiving Freedom of Glasgow

On 28 July 2010, Nelson Mandela wrote to Glasgow Lord provost Bob Winter on the occasion of Billy Connolly being ...
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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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Nelson Mandela Place

Hundreds gathered in 1990 to celebrate Mandela’s release

On 11 February 1990 Nelson Mandela was released after 27 years in prison. In Glasgow the Anti-Apartheid Movement called for ...
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Chris Bartter

Chris Bartter – An appreciation

Brian Filling, Chair of the Board of the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation, said: “The members of the Board of ...
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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 statue ...
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George Square rally

Nelson Mandela: Glasgow’s love for anti-apartheid hero

STV news website: Peter Cassidy on the links between Glasgow and Mandela that go back decades ...
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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow’s support for Nelson Mandela

Billy Connolly reflects on Glasgow's support for Nelson Mandela. Taken from the Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony in Glasgow, July 23rd ...
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