How Remainers will mark the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December

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We asked pro-European readers of The New European how they will mark the end of the Brexit transition period at 11pm on Thursday December 31.

"By doing another property search in Scotland" - Nicholas Crosby

"I will hang out my EU flag to annoy my neighbours" - Sandi McDonagh

"I'll raise a glass to the fantastic pro-EU friends I've made over the last 4 years, and to the fight to rejoin which starts the next morning. Certainly won't be celebrating the New Year!" - lIZ wHITE

"I will be watching a virtual concert from Notre Dam in Paris by Jean M Jarre. Stuff Westminster" - John Reaney


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"I'm wearing black" - Jen Jones

"A trip to Lidl to stock up on German beer, Italian wine and Spanish cheese, then go home to watch Eurovision reruns on YouTube" - Howard Simpson

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"Drink Spanish cava, eat French cheese and Italian hams with odd German sausage thrown in for good measure! New Year’s Day will be Scottish Aberdeen Angus steak and ale pie..." - Ben McDonald

"Burst into tears at what we have lost!" - Pauline Kelly

"Champagne here in my new Brittany home" - Ken Swain

"As per usual, I hope to be in bed and fast asleep. Nothing will persuade me to stay up and commemorate an event that will leave us enfeebled and impoverished" - Charles Franklyn

"Candlelit vigil outside the British Embassy in Brussels organised by BABBS" - Stephanie Hughes

"I’ll mark it by starting my application for an Irish passport" - Colin Halley

"Eating European cheeses and drinking European wine and generally doing the opposite of what the Brexit fetishists want me to do" - Penny Glover

"Playing ode to joy with tears. In my eyes a very sad start to 2021" - Barbara Vond

"Keeping my Welsh/EU flag in my window" - Sally Kent

Are you planning something unique on New Year's Eve to mark the end of the Brexit transition period? Email theneweuropean@archant.co.uk.

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