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 2019 the campaign is celebrating 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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John Nelson

UNISON welcomes call to back memorial campaign

A meeting of UNISON Scotland branches representing 150,000 members gave a warm welcome to John Nelson, secretary of ACTSA, as he called for ...
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Why Nelson Mandela thanked Glasgow

BBC video: Why did Nelson Mandela thank Glasgow? "While we were physically denied our freedom in the country of our ...
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George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela’s George Square speech

Rare footage of Nelson Mandela's full speech to the crowds in George Square Glasgow, October 1993 ...
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Eurydice

Glasgow Eurydice Choir celebrates Nelson Mandela

Glasgow Eurydice choir honours Nelson Mandela. Singing Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika at the gathering in honour of Nelson Mandela Friday 6th ...
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Mandela Glasgow

The day the Glasgow police saluted Mandela

A personal memory from one of those who saw Mandela in George Square in 1993. "As we watched him come ...
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