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Who are The Churnups? Fans think Pulp might be doing a secret set at Glastonbury

A mysterious band called 'The Churnups' can be found in the festival's Pyramid Stage line-up...

By Nick Reilly

Pulp perform live in 2012 (Picture: Alamy)

The full line-up for this year’s Glastonbury Festival has been revealed, and eagle-eyed fans have noticed what appears to be a not-so-subtle space for the recently reunited Pulp in this year’s line-up.

Among all the anticipated timings for headline sets from the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Guns ‘N Roses and Elton John, fans have noticed a line-up spot for a mysterious band called The Churnups – who are set to appear on the Pyramid Stage at 6.15 on Friday June 23.

A Google search for said group yields little results, but fans have done some impressive thinking to deduce that it’s a secret appearance from Jarvis Cocker and co.

If you haven’t worked out the cryptic clue already, let us quickly explain. When an item, food or otherwise, is placed in a blender and churned up, the resulting shapeless mass that comes out the other end is often referred to as a pulp. Geddit?!

Rather conveniently, the band also have a space in their touring schedule that weekend – which heightens the chance of an appearance down on Worthy Farm. Either way, we’ve contacted their press representatives to try and get to the bottom of it.

While we’re here, we’ve gone to the liberty of assembling the line-ups and timings for the five biggest stages below. See you down on the farm?