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Harry and Meghan visit South Bank for Mandela exhibition

London SE1 website team

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the South Bank on Tuesday to view a new exhibition to mark the centenary of the birth of former South African president Nelson Mandela.

Harry and Meghan visit South Bank for Mandela exhibition
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex paused to wave to well-wishers as they arrived at Southbank Centre

The royal visitors were greeted by Southbank Centre chief executive Elaine Bedell and former cabinet minister Lord Hain, chair of the Nelson Mandela Centenary Exhibition.

The free exhibition – at the recently reopened Queen Elizabeth Hall – is open to the public until 19 August.

The exhibition includes material from the Apartheid Museum and the Anti-Apartheid Movement Archives.

The Southbank Centre exhibition isn't the only event in SE1 to mark the centenary of Mandela's birth: another exhibition will be held at 26 Leake Street between February and June next year.

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