Nelson Mandela

Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes

Life is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes Discover the story behind the infamous Rivonia Trial, where Mandela and his co-defendants fought for the freedom of South Africa, in this new film. The 1963/4 Rivonia Trial is one of the most extraordinary in legal history, at which Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment. After 27 years in prison, he emerged with a vision of a multiracial democracy which averted a bloody civil
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s unpublished prison letters are full of life and love

Nelson Mandela's unpublished prison letters are full of life and love Regrets, recipes for herbal tea and dreams of Winnie dancing ... Mandela’s letters from Robben Island reveal the family man behind the political warrior. Gillian Slovo writes in the Guardian Newspaper about the new book of Nelson Mandela's previously unpublished prison letters - recently released to coincide with Nelson Mandela's 100 centenary celebrations. In 1969, six and a half
Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018

Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition 2018 Marking the 2018 centenary of iconic leader Nelson Mandela’s birth in this new exhibition about his life, career, and commitment to equality and justice at the SouthBank Centre London This exhibition explores the life and times of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918 – 2013) and marks the centenary of his birth. It provides insight into Mandela’s journey from young freedom fighter to becoming the inspiration
Nelson Mandela

Join the Joe Slovo Foundation at ‘Mandela – the Legacy debate- Monday 16th July

Mandela: The Legacy Debate Catch a glimpse of the life and legacy of Mandela at a debate chaired by BBC presenter Zeinab Badawi, featuring participants who knew him personally. Those whose lives have been deeply touched through their encounters with Mandela are joined by younger voices from South Africa and the diaspora. The panel discuss the essence of Mandela and how they have been inspired by the story of his