Brits hit the town in Newcastle, Nottingham and Portsmouth for one of the last nights out before Second Lockdown

BRITS have hit the town in Newcastle, Nottingham and Portsmouth for one of the last nights out before the country goes under lockdown for a second time.

Revellers enjoyed the night out before the whole country goes under a second lockdown as a result of a dramatic surge in coronavirus infections.

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A group take a picture during a night out in Newcastle

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A group take a picture during a night out in Newcastle Credit: North News and Pictures
Revellers enjoyed one of the last nights in Newcastle before strict restrictions have to be obeyed

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Revellers enjoyed one of the last nights in Newcastle before strict restrictions have to be obeyed Credit: North News and Pictures
Under the new lockdown rules, clubs and pubs will have to shut for one month

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Under the new lockdown rules, clubs and pubs will have to shut for one monthCredit: North News and Pictures
Revellers decided to hit the town in Newscastle for one of the last nights without strict restrictions

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Revellers decided to hit the town in Newscastle for one of the last nights without strict restrictionsCredit: North News and Pictures
Revellers packed the streets of Newcastle as they made their way out in the town

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Revellers packed the streets of Newcastle as they made their way out in the townCredit: North News and Pictures
The UK goes into lockdown for four weeks on Thursday

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The UK goes into lockdown for four weeks on ThursdayCredit: Ashley Kirk
A group make their way through the streets of Nottingham as the country prepares to go into lockdown

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A group make their way through the streets of Nottingham as the country prepares to go into lockdownCredit: Ashley Kirk
Five girls pose for a picture while on a night out in Nottingham

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Five girls pose for a picture while on a night out in Nottingham Credit: Ashley Kirk

In Newcastle, hundreds of people gathered on the streets as pals went out on one of the last nights without strict restrictions.

Nottingham saw similar scenes while the fun appeared to have spilled out on the street in Portsmouth as students relished in the last days before the country goes under lockdown.

A group of friends enjoy a night out in Portsmouth before the second nationwide lockdown

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A group of friends enjoy a night out in Portsmouth before the second nationwide lockdown
A group share a drink on the street in Portsmouth as lockdown looms

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A group share a drink on the street in Portsmouth as lockdown looms
It was a busy weekend as people across the country hit the town before lockdown

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It was a busy weekend as people across the country hit the town before lockdown
Friends are seen chatting as they enjoy a night on the town

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Friends are seen chatting as they enjoy a night on the town Credit: Ashley Kirk
Pals have fun in Nottingham before the country is plunged into the second lockdown

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Pals have fun in Nottingham before the country is plunged into the second lockdownCredit: Ashley Kirk
A couple is seen kissing on a night out in Nottingham

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A couple is seen kissing on a night out in Nottingham Credit: Ashley Kirk

This comes after prime minister Boris Johnson made a U-turn telling Brits to “stay at home” for four weeks.

The PM is said to have heeded to scientists’ calls after he was warned there could be several thousand deaths a day if action was not taken to curtail the rise of coronavirus cases.

Under the second lockdown, all non-essential businesses must shut including bars, pubs and clubs.

Friends share a takeaway in Portsmouth while out on the town before lockdown

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Friends share a takeaway in Portsmouth while out on the town before lockdown
Students enjoy the night out in Portsmouth before the lockdown

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Students enjoy the night out in Portsmouth before the lockdown
Pals have a good time in Portsmouth as the nation is forced to go into lockdown on Thursday due to a rise in coronavirus infections

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Pals have a good time in Portsmouth as the nation is forced to go into lockdown on Thursday due to a rise in coronavirus infections
England will go back into lockdown from November 5

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England will go back into lockdown from November 5

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