Cardiff is the capital city of Wales, a medium sized modern and dynamic city, a city as any other in the UK. St Mary street is one of the main streets of central Cardiff and is one of the main hubs of clubs and pubs in the city. The street is closed for cars on Saturday nights and becomes the main scene of a fuelled by alcohol city’s vibrant night life. Everything takes place in public – from drinking, kissing, crying or sleeping to fights and other violent acts.
Binge drinking is one of the key social issues in the UK. According to a recent research, Britain is the binge-drinking capital of Europe, with 12 per cent of the population having up to ten drinks in a single night out.