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Freedom of the City of Glasgow

  • ZA COM MR-T-0441
  • Item
  • 4 August 1981
  • Part of Tributes

The Scroll was accepted on behalf of Mandela by Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr Ekwueme (Alex). Presented by Lord Provost Mr Michael Kelly. The scroll, known as the Burgess Ticket, was to be kept in Government House, Lagos and "when M gains M's freedom in I hope, the not too distant future, he will be able to come to Lagos to receive it"

Honorary Freeman of the London Borough of Greenwich

  • ZA COM MR-T-0463
  • Item
  • 20 July 1983 and 13 March 2012
  • Part of Tributes

Honorary Freemanship presented to Mr Mandela in appreciation of his service to Greenwich and his contribution to world peace, UK. A Resolution to Reaffirm the Honorary Freedom of Greenwich was passed on 13 March 2012

London Borough of Greenwich

Mandela Gardens, in Calveley Street

  • ZA COM MR-T-0470
  • Item
  • 1983-12-10
  • Part of Tributes

It was renovated and its name changed to Millennium Square in 2000. On 30 April 2001 when Mandela received Freedom of the Ciy of Leeds, Mandela re-dedicated the city's Mandela Garden, which first opened in 1983 in support of South Africa's struggle for equality. The garden includes a bronze statue, entitled "both arms" by Kenneth Armitage.

Music recording ‘Free Nelson Mandela’ by the British group The Special AKA

  • ZA COM MR-T-0483
  • Item
  • 15 March 1984
  • Part of Tributes

Calendar notes: Madiba records sell well. Record calling for the release of Nelson Mandela has made a big impression on pop charts after only one week "Free Nelson Mandela" by the Special AKA - a multi-racial group - is No 4 on Capitol Radio charts & no 68 on the national charts

Mandela Centre (Community Centre) on Chapeltown Road

  • ZA COM MR-T-0487
  • Item
  • 9 June 1984
  • Part of Tributes

At the Mandela Centre, a community service centre in the middle of a poor Afro-Caribbean estate hang large photos and billboards of Nelson Mandela in his youth and after his release from prison

Certificate from Mercury Gold International

  • ZA COM MR-T-0508
  • Item
  • 13 August 1985
  • Part of Tributes

Certificate from Mercure d'Or International (Mercury Gold International) bestowed on Mr. Mandela during their conference in Brazzaville, Congo

Mercure de Or International

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