22/01/2014 12:47 GMT | Updated 25/01/2014 16:01 GMT

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

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Ellie Goulding is one of the many performers who will be appearing at Wembley Arena

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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