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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Arlington Baths

Arlington Baths backs campaign with great auction prize

The Arlington Baths Club is backing the Nelson Mandela Memorial Foundation fundraising dinner on 24 August with a great auction prize. ARLINGTON ...
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Mara Louw

Marah Louw to sing at Centenary Gala Dinner

Marah Louw, prominent South African singer and actor who famously sang and danced on stage with Nelson Mandela at the 1993 ...
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Mandela poster

Poster of Mandela’s Glasgow visit now on sale by post

Help raise funds for the memorial by buying a copy of the poster printed to announce Nelson Mandela’s visit to ...
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Anita Manning

Anita Manning to conduct auction at Nelson Mandela Centenary Gala Dinner

Anita Manning, auctioneer and presenter on the BBC TV shows 'Bargain Hunt, "Flog it" and "Antiques Road Trip", has agreed ...
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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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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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