Diana memorial concert raises £1.2million

Eight good causes to receive thousands each

The Diana Memorial Concert, held on July 1, has raised £1.2million for charities.

The money raised from the gig – which saw performances from the likes of Lily Allen and Kanye West ahead of the 10th anniversary of her death – will be split amongst eight good causes. Each will get £150,000.

A Clarence House spokesman said the princes were “keen” that the revenue was shared among the chosen charities.

The organisations they selected included Diana’s own memorial fund, plus Prince Harry‘s charity, Sentebale, which helps Aids orphans.

The others included two London hospitals – the Royal Marsden, where cancer patients are treated, and Great Ormond Street for children – plus Centrepoint, which helps the homeless to “rebuild their lives”.

The Leprosy Mission, the National Aids Trust and English National Ballet will also get some of the money, reports BBC News.