FIVE Prime Ministers, five FIFA World Cup finals and 240 months later – the Daily Echo takes a look back at the celebrations which marked the turn of the millennium.

The heralding of the new year crowds of revellers pour into Southampton bars and pubs to celebrate the grand occasion.

Those who turned out to the city’s watering holes had a night to remember, with fancy dress very much at the fore.

At the Bedford’s Bar and Brasserie manager Paul Barnes led the way dressed as Harvey Dent from Batman.

Check out the pictures in the gallery above.