• The Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics brings the Games to an end
  • A capacity crowd fills the Olympic Stadium, as London prepares to say a fond farewell to the Olympic Games
  • Scotland's Emeli Sande kicks off proceedings with a stripped back version of her hit recorded wih Professor Green "Read All About It"
  • British Actor Timothy Spall appears from the top of Big Ben dressed as Winston Churchill and delivers Caliban's speech from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'
  • He is followed by Urban Percussionists from the cast of "Stomp" who recreate the daily clamour of London life
  • Madness are next to take centre stage, as Sugs starts an 80,000 person knees up with "Our House"
  • A Bradley Wiggins inspired performance from the Pet Shop Boys, as the Dance Duo perform their hit, "Westend Girls"
  • Frontman of The Kinks Ray Davies performs his lovesong to London, "Waterloo Sunset"
  • Athletes from all 204 nations flood into the stadium simultaneously
  • Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich receives his Gold Medal after winning the Men's Marathon earlier in the day
  • George Michael gets the music back underway
  • Tinie Tempah joins Jessie J and Taio Cruz on stage to pay tribute to the Bee Gees
  • The Mods take over as The Kaiser Chief's perform The Who's classic "Pinball Wizard"
  • Fatboy Slim and his giant octopus take over the stage
  • The Spice Girls send the crowd into a frenzy with their set
  • Beady Eye perform Wonderwall, accompanied by seeemingly everyone in the stadium
  • Eric Idle steals the show as he sings "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life"
  • A performance by Devon boys Muse is quickly followed by a collaboration between Queen and Jessie J
  • The Olympic Flag is passed to the Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, signifying the passing of responsibility to the Brazilian City
  • The Olympic Flame is extinguished and the Games are officially over, while The Who send the crowd home singing

London 2012 Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics brings the Games to an end