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Get ready to close the Games with an after party, including some surprises...

The Glasgow 2014 closing ceremony will be the perfect after party, says creative director David Zolkwer.

After 11 days of sport, the curtain will come down on the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park on Sunday evening.

The likes of Kylie Minogue, Lulu and Deacon Blue will be performing alongside more than 2,000 volunteers, while head of ceremonies Zolkwer promises there will also be a "couple of surprises" as the Games come to a close.

"Tomorrow night's show is called 'All Back To Ours' and the title reflects the kind of personal, spontaneous, general 'we don't want this moment to end' feel to the show," he said.

"We are holding the party at Hampden, but it is really like we've inviting the world into our front room.

"In many ways, I think the last 11 days of sport was the actual party. This is the bit where someone says 'we don't want this to end, let's all go back to our house and carry on'."

Zolkwer said the closing ceremony will have "all the pomp without ever getting pompous about it" and insisted there has been no influence from politicians ahead of the independence referendum on September 18.

"There's been no imposition, there has been no interference," Zolkwer said. "There has been nothing but support from all Games stake holders in these ceremonies.

"As a producer and a director, I've never felt any particular pressure to stick to any one specific agenda or narrative.

"Everyone will always recognise that great opening [and closing] ceremonies are great for everyone and that is the way I've been managed and treated and instructed from day one.

"So there has been absolutely no imposition from anyone, as far as I am concerned, in the closing ceremony."

Unfortunately, the curtain looks set to come down in rather damp conditions as rain is forecast for the final two days.

Zolkwer says the closing ceremony is planned around such an eventuality - "it's a resilient show, it can take a bit of a battering" - and Glasgow 2014 communications director Jackie Brock-Doyle downplayed talk that such conditions could see the women's pole vault final taken inside on Saturday evening.

"No, we haven't made a decision to do that," she said. "We monitor the weather all the time, as you can imagine.

"We're not hearing anything and we will monitor and manage it as we see fit, but there is nothing yet to indicate that we would not continue that competition as planned."

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