Mad Friday or the Christmas Mad Friday is a colloquial term used in the United Kingdom which refers to the last Friday before Christmas Eve (unless Christmas Eve falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then it is the Friday before).
Mad Friday normally falls between December 15 to December 22.
Mad Friday is a traditional pre-Christmas celebration in the United Kingdom.
The name Mad Friday has been derived from the large number of drinkers and partygoers, prompting greater police attention in areas such as Barnsley, Manchester and East Lancashire.
Mad Friday is normally described by people as the day when all regular drinkers and once-a-year drinkers descend to many pubs.
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