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Nelson Mandela, Scotland, and the struggle against apartheid

About the statue | More information | Videos The statue: A celebration and a legacy This statue of Nelson Mandela ...
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Nelson Mandela Place Glasgow

35th anniversary of Nelson Mandela Place event

On Wednesday 16 June we are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow. We are ...
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Short video

Short video about statue and education campaign

A short video about the campaign to build a statue of Nelson Mandela in Nelson Mandela Place Glasgow along with ...
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Mandela Day 2020

Previous events and celebrations

In a challenging 2020 the campaign celebrated the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison (11 February 1990) and ...
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Philip Braat - Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow

Philip Braat – Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow

We are delighted that the new Lord Provost of the City of Glasgow, Philip Braat, has agreed to be a ...
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Sir Alex Ferguson backs Mandela Scottish campaign

This short video covers the words of Sir Alex Ferguson at the launch of the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial campaign ...
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Education project

Education project

The  statue of Nelson Mandela is only the start of this project. It will be the focus for a long-term ...
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Billy Connolly video

Billy Connolly backs Scottish Mandela statue appeal

This short video covers the words of Billy Connolly in his message after agreeing to be a patron of the ...
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Sharpeville graves

Anniversary of Sharpeville massacre

On 21 March 1960 at Sharpeville 69 unarmed protestors were shot dead by apartheid police during a protest against the ...
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Billy Connolly

Sir Billy Connolly – Freeman of the City of Glasgow

Sir Billy Connolly was made a freeman of Glasgow in 2010. He was described at the time by Lord Provost ...
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