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We Day 2014: Ellie Goulding Heads Performers For Free The Children Event At Wembley

22/01/2014 17:47 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 21:01 GMT
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Ellie Goulding performing on stage during the 2013 Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena, London.

International charity Free The Children is bringing its leading youth event, We Day, to the UK for the first time on 7 March in a star-studded event at Wembley Arena.

Singer Ellie Goulding, actor Clive Owen, former US Vice President Al Gore, child activist Malala Yousafzai, Paralympian Martine Wright and CEO and Founder of SBTV Jamal Edwards and Sir Richard Branson will be on stage at We Day UK. More will be announced in the coming weeks.

Free The Children is AOL UK's charity of choice for 2014. AOL UK is the charity's digital media partner for We Day, which boasts Virgin Atlantic and Barclays as its lead sponsors.

The speakers and performers will lead the stadium event of 12,000 students, teachers and supporters from more than 400 schools through a full day of educational speeches, inspirational moments and show-stopping performances.

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