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Meeting Nelson Mandela…

Andrew Carter

Leeds City Musings from author Andrew Carter Nelson Mandela I am aware that my blogs usually comprise of things like beer and football, so in a transparent bid to appear more cultivated, this week will feature neither and instead recall the time that I met Nelson Mandela. Okay, met is a slight exaggeration/downright lie. I was in an audience of ...

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A Week of Events to Commemorate the life of Mandela

Nelson Mandela in Leeds 2001

Leeds is gearing up for a week-long series of arts and cultural events to commemorate the life and works of the late Nelson Mandela. Held across the city from April 24th – 30th, Celebrate Mandela will help to honour the values and inspiration at the heart of the former South African President’s globally recognised achievements. To boost the celebrations, Leeds ...

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