Mandela8 receives the blessing and support of the great leader’s family


News Story

Mandela8, the community based charity campaigning to build a permanent memorial to Nelson Mandela on the island at Princes Park lake, Toxteth, Liverpool 8, has received the blessing and support of the  
great leader’s family.

The proposed memorial will celebrate, commemorate and pursue the legacy of Nelson Mandela’s outstanding achievement for humanity. It has been designed by outstanding international landscape and art practice Wayward.

His daughter Dr Makaziwe Mandela and granddaughter Tukwini Mandela will be in Liverpool for a three day visit 11-13 February 2019. They will be joined by Lloyd Musara, Group CEO of Base Africa Leisure Group, a global marketing, media and events company.

The visit will commemorate the 29 year anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison and mark the start of works on site for the memorial.

The visit is being hosted by Mandela8 and Liverpool City Council.