BOOZY Brits put on their glad rags and hit the town for a third night out in a row – making the most of the long weekend with no work to worry about on Monday.
There will likely be more than a few sore heads in the morning as crowds of beaming ladies and lads once again went out on the lash on Sunday night – with the streets of Newcastle and Leeds swarming with punters.
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Boozy Brits have been making the most of the three day weekend in LeedsCredit: NB PRESS LTD
One lad carried his pal after a night of drinking in the city centreCredit: NB PRESS LTD
A group of men cheered for the camera as they enjoyed a night on the townCredit: NB PRESS LTD
Women dressed up for a night out embraced as they headed out in NewcastleCredit: NNP
One woman was pictured sitting bare foot on a pavement in LeedsCredit: NB PRESS LTD
One group perched on a bench and enjoyed a McDonald’s after a boozy nightCredit: NB PRESS LTD
With the sun streaming down, Brits have been taking full advantage of the three-day weekend by packing out pub gardens and lining up the beers at bars.
And ahead of Bank Holiday Monday, tipsy revellers squeezed in one more night of boozing, filling city centres to the brim.
But the final Bank Holiday hurrah took its toll on a few, with one girl donning stilettos in Leeds snapped being carried by a pal, while another sat bare foot on a pavement.
Others clutched their heels as they made their way home after a day of drinking.
One group of girls even finished off their night tucking into a takeaway perched on a bench with temperatures helpfully warmer after weeks of rain and cold.
Meanwhile, a group of men cheered and put their thumbs up for the camera as they celebrated the second weekend of the return of indoor drinking since pubs reopened to indoor customers.
A girl walked bare foot clutching her heelsCredit: NB PRESS LTD
Many got dressed up for one more night out before Bank Holiday MondayCredit: NB PRESS LTD
A group of men enjoying their night in NewcastleCredit: NNP
A queue of people waiting to get into a bar in BirminghamCredit: SnapperSK
Two lads dancing in the streetCredit: SnapperSK
Brits have been celebrating the relaxation of Covid rules since May 17Credit: NB PRESS LTD
And in Newcastle, groups of boozers smiled and wrapped their arms around each other to celebrate relaxed rules on hugging.
Birmingham’s Broad Street was also busy again, with groups snapped queueing to get into bars while others danced in the streets.
But the fun isn’t set to end, as hundreds are set to whack out the BBQ on Monday as temperatures continue to soar.
Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin said: “Sunglasses, a sun hat and sun screen are definitely required this weekend.
“Finally, some warm sunshine on offer this May after what has been a very, very chilly month.”
Brits have been making the most of pubs being back open to indoor customersCredit: NNP
Friends have been delighted to see each other and head inside for a wine after months apartCredit: NNP
Two girls embraced during a boozy eveningCredit: NNP
Boozy Brits made the most of the long weekend with a night outCredit: NNP
Partygoers hit the streets of Birmingham on Sunday eveningCredit: SnapperSK
There’ll be several sore heads in the morningCredit: NNP
And Mr Deakin’s colleague Matthew Box said the news would be a “welcome change” for many.
He said: “Given that we have had a reasonably cold and then a wet couple of months through spring, with April being cold and May being wet and cloudy and generally on the cool side too, we’ve got a sunny end to May.”
The warm weather is set to continue for the first half of June as the Met Office’s long-range forecast predicts the heatwave will stay for up to two weeks.
Brits were finally allowed to meet up at the bar again in the third stage of Boris Johnson’s roadmap to freedom.
Currently, it’s hoped all restrictions will lift on June 21 – meaning clubs could open, huge crowds could return to the football and festivals would be able to take place.
However, while the Government hopes to scrap social distancing next month, face masks and work from home guidance could stay in place beyond ‘freedom day’.
People have made the most of being able to see each other inside bars and pubsCredit: SnapperSK
People enjoyed a takeaway after an evening of boozingCredit: NB PRESS LTD
Girls got dressed up for a night on the townCredit: NB PRESS LTD