Free Mandela

pic8820. Nelson Mandela birthday concert

Annie Lennox at the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium, London on 11 June 1988. The concert was attended by a capacity audience of 92,000 and broadcast by the BBC to 63 countries. It was organised by the AAM with the support of Artists Against Apartheid. The concert was part of the AAM’s Nelson Mandela: Freedom at 70 campaign. Mandela became a household name and a public opinion poll found that 70% of people in Britain supported the call for his release.

pic8821. Nelson Mandela birthday concert

Richard Gere at the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium, London on 11 June 1988. The concert was attended by a capacity audience of 92,000 and broadcast by the BBC to 63 countries. It was organised by the AAM with the support of Artists Against Apartheid. The concert was part of the AAM’s Nelson Mandela: Freedom at 70 campaign. Mandela became a household name and a public opinion poll found that 70% of people in Britain supported the call for his release.

pic8822. Nelson Mandela birthday concert

George Michael at the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium, London on 11 June 1988. The concert was attended by a capacity audience of 92,000 and broadcast by the BBC to 63 countries. It was organised by the AAM with the support of Artists Against Apartheid. The concert was part of the AAM’s Nelson Mandela: Freedom at 70 campaign. Mandela became a household name and a public opinion poll found that 70% of people in Britain supported the call for his release.

pic8823. Nelson Mandela birthday concert

Little Steven and Jim Kerr at the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert held at Wembley Stadium, London on 11 June 1988. The concert was attended by a capacity audience of 92,000 and broadcast by the BBC to 63 countries. It was organised by the AAM with the support of Artists Against Apartheid. The concert was part of the AAM’s Nelson Mandela: Freedom at 70 campaign. Mandela became a household name and a public opinion poll found that 70% of people in Britain supported the call for his release.

mda25. AAM membership leaflet

This recruitment leaflet asking people to join the Anti-Apartheid Movement was distributed at the Mandela birthday tribute concert held at Wembley stadium on 11 June 1988. A capacity crowd attended the concert, which was broadcast all over the world. Thousands of people joined the AAM after the concert; membership reached a peak of 40,000 in 1989.

tsh34. Mandela concert, 1988

Sweatshirt produced for the Nelson Mandela 70th birthday tribute concert at Wembley Stadium, 11 June 1988. The concert was attended by a capacity audience of 72,000 and broadcast to over 60 countries. On the back of the T-shirt is a list of artists who performed at the concert

mda20. Nelson Mandela Freedom March brochure

Twenty-five freedom marchers, one for each year of Mandela’s imprisonment, walked nearly 600 miles from Glasgow to London in June and July 1988. They were seen off at a rally in Glasgow on 12 June by ANC President Oliver Tambo. Along the way they held meetings and events calling for Mandela’s release. On 17 July over 50,000 people joined the marchers on the last leg of the march to Hyde Park, where a crowd of a quarter of a million people heard Desmond Tutu call for Mandela’s release.

mda21. Nelson Mandela Freedom March sponsor form

Twenty-five freedom marchers, one for each year of Mandela’s imprisonment, walked nearly 600 miles from Glasgow to London in June and July 1988. They were seen off at a rally in Glasgow on 12 June by ANC President Oliver Tambo. Along the way they held meetings and events calling for Mandela’s release. On 17 July over 50,000 people joined the marchers on the last leg of the march to Hyde Park, where a crowd of a quarter of a million people heard Desmond Tutu call for Mandela’s release. This form asked AAM supporters to sponsor Alan Brooks, who acted as chief steward on the march.