Newcastle nightlife, where the dress code never varies

Spotted in the Metro newspaper on a random train: comforting proof that while blizzards swirl and the mercury plummets, nightclubbers in Newcastle upon Tyne still adhere to a dress code where avoiding hypothermia is of lesser importance than avoiding a long queue at a cloakroom.

Layer-free revellers in Newcastle.
This is the correct form of dress in Newcastle for a Friday night out, even when it is -4°C.

As Metro says:-

It seems wearing a coat in Newcastle even when it’s freezing is a sign of weakness. Clubbers were out again in force yesterday night despite the cold temperatures and snow…

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It’s all true. I have several years’ worth of first-hand experience. Coats are shunned.