Published 3 April 2012

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT IS MADE BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

More than 100 charities and youth support organisations from all over the United Kingdom have been given tickets to take part in The Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace on Monday, June 4th, 2012.

The charities and youth support organisations, which have Royal patronage, cover a broad spectrum of British life. The majority of the 8,000 tickets are for the standing area in front of the Queen Victoria Memorial with some seated tickets being available to particular charities.

Among the charities and youth organisations attending will be:

The Prince’s Trust, Business in the Community, Beatbullying, East Anglia Children’s Hospices, COBSEO – the Confederation of Service Charities, Barnardos, Walking With The Wounded, Henry van Straubenzee Memorial Fund, Centrepoint, MapAction, Mountain Rescue, Riding for the Disabled Association, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Wellchild, SkillForce, Sentebale, Dolen Cymru, Scouts, St John’s Ambulance, Action on Addiction, Art Room, Greenhouse, Forces in Mind, Help for Heroes, Ebony, National Literacy Trust, Action for Hearing Loss (RNID), Brainwave, Breast Cancer Haven Guardians, Brendoncare Foundation, Caring for Life, Childline, Corps of Army Music, David Lewis Centre, DebRA, Disability Initiative, Dyslexia Action, Girlguiding UK Greater London Fund for the Blind, Healing Foundation, International Association of Lions Clubs, MENCAP, Meningitis Trust, Moor House School, MOVE Europe, National Autistic Society, NSPCC, The Peckham Settlement, The Royal London Society for Blind People, Royal School for Deaf Children Margate, Shooting Star CHASE, Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation, St Mary’s Wrestwood Children’s Trust, Sunderland AFC Foundation, Tickets for Troops, Tomorrow’s People, Transform Housing & Support, Treloar Trust, Vision 2020: The Right to Sight, Wessex Heartbeat, Outward Bound Trust, The Orpheus Trust ADC Theatre Cambridge Appeal, British Paralympic Association, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Hall for Cornwall.