Can night life save the High Street?
9 January 2013 Last updated at 12:15 GMT
With High Street shops facing difficult conditions, can night time establishments step in to keep an area vibrant?
Bars, restaurants and clubs provide around £66bn to the UK economy, employing just under 10% of the country's working population.
The BBC's Steph McGovern visited Bournemouth to see how its night life has developed.