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In pictures: Sir Elton's stag party

Elton John and David Furnish

Sir Elton John and David Furnish appeared reluctant to face photographers as they arrived at their joint stag party in London on Monday night.

Gary Barlow

Take That's Gary Barlow - who arrived with his wife - was among the guests at the Soho nightclub.

Bryan Adams

Fellow musician Bryan Adams was also the party, ahead of Sir Elton and Mr Furnish's civil partnership ceremony in Windsor on Wednesday.

Cilla Black

Cilla Black said she planned to buy the couple the "tackiest toaster" she could find as a present.

Paul O'Grady

TV presenter Paul O'Grady, who hosted the event, joked he was going to tie Sir Elton and Mr Furnish to a lamp post and "cover them with shaving foam".


Pop icon Lulu has been friends with Sir Elton for many years.

Kid Rock

US singer Kid Rock serenaded Sir Elton when he received Kennedy Center honours last year.


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