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RISE ABOVE LONDON’S SKYLINE FOR YOUNG CANCER SUFFERERS

The BT TowerFor a third year, the BT Tower, one of London’s tallest buildings, will generously open its doors to the public on Thursday 16th May in support of two very special charities – The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Barretstown, who both work towards the common goal of rebuilding young peoples lives after serious illness and cancer.

The BT Tower, an iconic landmark on London’s skyline, offers you the rare opportunity to enjoy stunning views of the city from the 34th floor. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are now available fromwww.stubmatic.com/emct/event/7625

Each ticket includes a 35 second lift ride traveling the breath-taking 189 metres to the 34th floor – a distance equivalent to 24 double decker buses end to end. Guests can enjoy light refreshments and a glass of bubbly whilst taking in the spectacular views of London that on a clear day can stretch as far as the QE2 Bridge in Dartford, Wembley Stadium and more.

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Priced at £50 per ticket, the money raised will be split between the two charities, both of which work to rebuild the confidence and lives of young people who have suffered from serious illness and cancer.

Launched in 2003 the aim of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is to give young people in recovery from cancer the chance to rebuild their confidence through sailing. Celebrating their 10th year anniversary, the Trust has grown beyond every expectation into a national charity. Working with every young person’s primary cancer care unit in the UK, taking young people aged between 8-24 who are recovering from cancer and other serious illnesses on four-day sailing trips.

Founded by Hollywood actor Paul Newman in 1994, Barretstown is a specially designed camp that provides Therapeutic Recreation programmes for young people with cancer and serious blood diseases, and their families. Taking part in entertaining, exciting challenges; they experience the success in overcoming these challenges, helping young people with cancer and other diseases forget illness, learn to have fun and rebuild their confidence and self-esteem.

Ticket holders will be allocated hourly slots, to purchase your ticket please go to: www.stubmatic.com/emct/event/7625

To find out how you can help the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Barretstown please visit
www.ellenmacarthurcancertrust.org & www.barretstown.org

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