Commonwealth booze-up: Athletes hit the town as revellers dressed in flags and their nations colours support their teams (but some celebrate a little TOO hard)
Extra police were drafted in to Birmingham city centre last night to look after Commonwealth Games revellers and competitors alike.
The city’s Broad Street nightclub strip was rammed with foreign visitors and Brum locals to varying levels of glamour, pictures showed.
One trio of athletes from Barbados, Guyana and Jamaica coolly wandered down the street outside a popular nightclub, while a group of Aussies posed for a happy snap, one wearing a giant pair of plastic glasses.
But many partygoers had to take a rest on the ground after enjoying their night a little too much.
Other revellers were given a helping hand home by their friends.
A trio of athletes from (left to right) Guyana, Barbados and Jamaica are pictured walking past a nightclub in Birmingham yesterday evening, wearing their Commonwealth Games badges. Some revellers needed an urgent helping hand to get home
Three Aussie fans pose for a happy picture on the infamous Broad Street nightclub strip as they represented late last night
Other revellers struggled to stay in control, with a pair of men at a bus stop pictured having a somewhat hard time yesterday
Not all those pictured celebrating the city’s moment in the spotlight appeared to be athletes, with one woman letting loose
One police officer poses with a group of girls as another takes their picture, showing her phone to check that it’s okay
Huge crowds assembled at the Velvet Music Rooms nightclub on Broad Street, central Birmingham till the early hours
Two cans of Tango accompany an ailing woman who has taken off her high heels late in the night, where revelry was common
Extra police officers were drafted in to the city centre to attend to the anticipated Saturday night chaos
Three youngsters walk home down Broad Street after what appeared to be a heavy night, handbags barely in tow
One friend valiantly lies on the ground to snap a picture of a pair of glamorous girls in the city centre as another watches on
E-Scooters aren’t yet a common fixture of city centre nights out, but this woman, who lost her heels, was an enthusiastic user
A pair of young lads wander through the streets in the early hours this morning on their way to a night out they might forget
Commonwealth Games fans gathered in nation-appropriate outfits, although Germany isn’t competing at the Games
Not all revellers on Broad Street last night were worse for wear, with this trio of well-dressed woman appearing well in control