This is what December night outs looked like in Portsmouth over the years
Christmas is the season of goodwill and merriment.
It is also a popular time to paint the town red with work-dos, festive parties and nights out all common place during the season – at least in the years prior to 2020.
The News’ photographers have been there to capture the Christmas spirit at some of the popular night spots.
We decided to dive back into the archives to find images from festive nights in Portsmouth.
Make sure to click through all the pages of the gallery!