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Remembering When We Collectively Lost Our Shit At The Spice Girls During The London 2012 Closing Ceremony

Has it really been three years since this happened?

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The London 2012 Olympic closing ceremony is exactly 3 years old today. It was pretty bloody weird.

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Timothy Spall, pretending to be Winston Churchill, quoting The Tempest, at the top of a huge Big Ben while smoking a cigar there.

And people dressed up as newspapers and had lightbulbs strapped to their head for no reason.

Not forgetting George Michael performing a new song called "White Light".

And we collectively lost our shit.

GET FUCKED it's the Spice Girls #London2012

Spice Girls performing at the Olympics closing ceremony?! Better remove all the breakables before I slam my body down and wind it all around

Spice Girls....drop the mic #London2012

So powerful.


The Spice Girls there, represented by everyone's mum drunk at your school's parent evening

And, of course, at the very end of the performance, we saw Posh Spice not realising that her taxi was about to move away from her, but she kept her composure.

You can watch their performance here.

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