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Join Dalston memorial service for Nelson Mandela

PUBLISHED: 10:23 10 December 2013 | UPDATED: 10:23 10 December 2013

Nelson Mandela during his meeting with Conservative Party leader David Cameron at The Dorchester in central London, 2008.

Nelson Mandela during his meeting with Conservative Party leader David Cameron at The Dorchester in central London, 2008.

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Tributes will be paid to the late Nelson Mandela this Friday night in a special remembrance service.

The life of the South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who passed away last week will be celebrated with songs, poetry, African-drumming and performances in the event organised by community group Hackney Unites.

It takes place at the Dalston Trinity Centre in Beechwood Road from 6.30pm to midnight.


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