Festive revellers stumbled out of bars and pubs dressed as Santa and his elves as
Celebrating the Yuletide with your colleagues, over a glass of cherry or two, is as traditional as roast turkey and the Queen’s speech for most Britons.
As the big night approached, workers pulled on their Christmas jumpers, donned the silliest costumes they could find and headed out for a night on the town.
Smiling party-goers were spotted enjoying themselves all the way from Newcastle down to Bristol and across to Swansea, with many happy to pose for pictures as they painted the town red and green.
After a long night of dancing to festive hits, many looked slightly worse for wear as they walked arm-in-arm with friends or tucked into a late night snack on their way home.
While others were happy to play-fight, take a bike ride or even celebrate the holiday season was a little peck or hug with a friend.
Party-goers were spotted enjoying themselves all the way from Newcastle (left) down to Swansea (right), with many happy to pose for pictures as they painted the town red and green
After a long night of dancing to festive hits, many looked slightly worse for wear (pictured in Newcastle) as they walked arm-in-arm with friends or tucked into a late night snack on their way home
Festive revellers stumbled out of bars and pubs dressed as Santa and his elves as Christmas party season swept the nation last night in Newcastle (pictured left and right)
Workers are pictured on the streets of Newcastle in festive attire last night after attending their work Christmas party
Three gents make their way home after a big night partying on a Thursday night as workers hit the town for one of the biggest nights of the month for Christmas parties
A lady serenades a friend in Newcastle after a heavy night of drinking and dancing (left), while co-workers also had fun elsewhere in the city (right)
Two friends don Christmas red as they make their way back home following a busy night of drinking in Newcastle’s city centre
Hundreds were spotted out in Cardiff city centre last night as festive jumpers were donned and Santa hats sported into the early hours of this morning
Co-workers get in to the festive mood by donning Father Christmas hats in Newcastle, where many revellers were happy to don their best party wear despite the bitter cold
Two friends help each other home after a heavy night in Newcastle (left), while two more revellers in the city hit their best dance moves for the cameras (right)
One worker dons his best tuxedo and paper crown as he escorts to friends through Newcastle on one of the biggest nights of the year for Christmas parties
Partygoers in Cardiff couldn’t help themselves as they began making their way home following another big night of drinking in the city centre this month
Father Christmas hats were out in full force in Cardiff last night, as workers let down their hair for a rare night out in the middle of the week