THESE pictures show people enjoying themselves during the Bank Holiday weekend.

Swimmers, sunbathers and shoppers all came down to the seafront to make the most of the national holiday.

It was expected that thousands of people would flock down to the beach, although it was busy there was not as many people as predicted.

Hundreds of people were still out and about as they were pictured walking down the Brighton promenade, sunbathing and enjoying a swim.

Some tried cooling off from the heat that reached 23C at the local bars on the seafront with a drink while live performers sang in the background.

There was even a wedding in the Brighton Beach Bandstand in King's Road Hove.

Brighton and Hove City Council have put out some advice for people visiting the beach over the weekend. The council tweeted five tips for people to make sure they stayed safe.

  • Stay close to the shore.
  • Wear a wetsuit.
  • Wear a lifejacket.
  • Stay in touch with your friends.
  • If you're in distress in the sea, float to live.

The scenes were a lot tamer than that of Freedom day. On July 18 the country celebrated the end of lockdown restrictions during a heatwave, where temperatures reached hot 25C.

During that weekend thousands of people rammed the seafront.

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