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ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus joins Benny Andersson for the opening night of his Mamma Mia! The Party

His spectacular event has already had a four-year successful run in Stockholm, Sweden.

And ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus led the star-studded arrivals at the launch of his Mamma Mia! The Party at Building Six, The O2, in London, on Thursday night.

The musician, 74, looked dapper for the big event in a grey three-piece suit with a chequered waistcoat and black patterned unbuttoned shirt, complete with black ankle boots and tortoise shell glasses.

Man of the night: ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus (pictured, right) led the star-studded arrivals with his bandmate Benny Andersson (pictured, left) at the launch of his Mamma Mia! The Party at Building Six, The O2, in London, on Thursday night

Bjorn was joined by his ABBA bandmate Benny Andersson at the star-studded opening night and he opted for a stylish all-black ensemble.

Mamma Mia! The Party, created by Bjorn, lets you celebrate everything to do with the movie and ABBA with a special party held in a room themed as a taverna on the Greek island of Skopelos… yet the cheapest ticket will set you back £151. 

After a four-year successful run in Stockholm, Sweden, it has now launched in London with a four hour extravaganza consisting of a show, four-course Mediterranean sharing meal and an ABBA disco. 

Dapper: The musician, 74, looked dapper for the big event in a grey three-piece suit with a chequered waistcoat and black patterned unbuttoned shirt, complete with black ankle boots and tortoise shell glasses.

Demand: Bjorn was mobbed by fans as he made his way inside the venue

Dapper: The musician, 74, looked dapper for the big event in a grey three-piece suit with a chequered waistcoat and black patterned unbuttoned shirt, complete with black ankle boots and tortoise shell glasses

Thank You For The Music:  Mamma Mia! The Party, created by Bjorn, lets you celebrate everything to do with the movie and ABBA with a special party held in a room themed as a 500-seater taverna on the Greek island of Skopelos

Thank You For The Music:  Mamma Mia! The Party, created by Bjorn, lets you celebrate everything to do with the movie and ABBA with a special party held in a room themed as a 500-seater taverna on the Greek island of Skopelos

With Building Six at The O2 transformed into a 500-seater Nikos Taverna complete with bougainvillea, a fountain and olive trees, eventgoers can be a Dancing Queen and have the time of their lives. The party will run until February 16, 2020, with tickets starting at £151 and going up to £218.      

Also attending the event was Vanessa Feltz who showed off her three-and-a-half stone weight loss in a strapless pink chiffon dress with a sequinned shawl draped around her shoulders. 

Opting for equally glamorous accessories, Vanessa teamed her ensemble with a pair of pink wedges, a matching coloured watch and a gold clutch bag. 

Work it: Also attending the event was Vanessa Feltz who showed off her three-and-a-half stone weight loss in a strapless pink chiffon dress with a sequinned shawl draped around her shoulders

Before: Pictured before her dramatic weight loss in May 2006

Work it: Also attending the event was Vanessa Feltz who showed off her three-and-a-half stone weight loss in a strapless pink chiffon dress with a sequinned shawl draped around her shoulders (pictured at the event, left, and in 2006, right) 

The This Morning agony aunt styled her peroxide blonde locks into a sleek blow-dried hairdo and added a slick of glamorous make-up.

Joining Vanessa was The Great British Bake Off presenter Noel Fielding and his partner Lliana Bird who both made bold fashion statements on the red carpet. 

Noel, 46, looked fabulous in a pair of purple skinny trousers with a red and yellow patterned faux-fur coat and black heeled ankles boots.

GBBO: Joining Vanessa was The Great British Bake Off presenter Noel Fielding and his partner Lliana Bird

Work it: They both made bold fashion statements on the red carpet

GBBO: Joining Vanessa was The Great British Bake Off presenter Noel Fielding and his partner Lliana Bird who both made bold fashion statements on the red carpet

The Mighty Boosh star’s partner Lliana, 38, opted for blue dungarees with a guinea pig printed pattern, a rainbow cloud clutch bag and turquoise velvet heeled boots.

Noel and Lliana, who welcomed their first child together, a daughter called Dali, in April 2018, opted for matching eye make-up as they both sported turquoise winged eyeliner for the star-studded bash.  

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