Mr. Nelson Mandela was made an Honorary Freeman of the City of Leeds on the 30th April 2001. The ceremony took place in Leeds Civic Hall before Mr. Mandela re-dedicated the nearby Mandela Garden and attended an open-air show featuring top South African artistes on the city’s new Millennium Square.
Mr. Mandela has numerous links and honours from the City of Leeds, including his being elected as Honorary President of the Leeds University Students Union in 1965. The 'Mandela Centre' opened in Chapeltown in 1984.
The new Mandela Gardens includes a cascading water feature and a 16ft high bronze sculpture of outstretched hands, by the Leeds-born sculptor Kenneth Armitage.
You are viewing panorama No.41 (Mandela Gardens, Leeds), one of 166 Virtual Reality 360 degree views of Leeds.
Map and aerial view of Leeds showing the location of Mandela Gardens, Leeds at Latitude 53.80112222222225 / Longitude -1.548777777777772.
We have visited Leeds on a number of occasions to produce this tour, this page was created on Fri, 6 Jan 2012 18:18:15 +0000.
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