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Stephen Hawking To Appear At Major UK Music Festival

Among a lineup complete with heavy-weight headliners and a comprehensive undercard, Glastonbury Festival will also feature appearances from many renowned public figures. The festival has already announced that religious figure the Dalai Lama is scheduled to appear, and now they've revealed that revered physicist and researcher Stephen Hawking will speak at the 2015 event.

The booking places Hawking on the children's-themed Kidz Field stage, which also includes set times for BBC's children's station CBeebies actors Alex Winters and Katy AshworthDynamo the magician, and New Zealand entertainer Mr. Yipadee. The news does not divulge the details regarding Hawking's appearance, nor why organizers placed him on the Kidz Field. 

Glastonbury hits England on June 24-28, 2015. Glance over the full Kidz Field lineup below:

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