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Sephen Daldry, head of the Olympics ceremonies, has promised that the closing event on Sunday will be an unforgettable party.

He said It is a celebration, of the athletes and the volunteers and of London and everything London can do.

It is going to be a real party like the best wedding party you have ever been at.

Although the acts performing are supposed to be a closely guarded secret some artists such as George Michael, Muse and Ed Sheeran have already confirmed their participation.

Other performers rumoured to be taking part are The Kinks Ray Davies singing Waterloo Sunset, Paul McCartney, Adele, Pet Shop Boys, Beady Eye, Take That, Queen, Paul Weller, One Direction and Elton John, while the Spice Girls have been photographed rehearsing on top of black cabs.

But Billy Elliot director Daldry said just as no one guessed the crucial twist in Boyles James Bond sequence, there were still surprises to come.

If you are thinking about visiting the closing ceremony on your Canal Boat Holiday then the Canal and River Trust is urging you to plan ahead.

This will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to witness the marvel of the closing ceremony from a Canal Boat Holiday.

To make sure you enjoy the experience to its full potential it is advisable to check out any restrictions to navigation during the Olympic Games.

Cruise into the heart of the city on The Grand Union Canal on a Canal Boat Holiday from Gayton or Aldermaston Marinas to enjoy the 2012 Olympic Games closing ceremony.

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