Bristol in pictures: Images from across the city

An aerial shot of Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol with houses in Clifton in the background
A drone view of Ashton Gate before England's women took on Wales in Saturday's rugby international [PA Media]

At any point over a weekend there are dozens of photographers out and about in Bristol capturing snapshots of life, from news to sport and live entertainment.

Here is a selection of images taken in the city this weekend.

A Bristol City fan wearing a red shirt and hat cheers his team on against Leicester City at Ashton Gate
[PA Media]

On to victory: A Bristol City fan cheers his side on against high-flying Leicester City at Ashton Gate on Good Friday. The Robins battled to a 1-0 win over the Foxes.

Worshippers sit in their seats on Good Friday at Bristol Cathedral as a wooden cross is brought in
[Adam Gasson]

A chance to reflect: Worshippers at Bristol Cathedral for the Liturgy of the Lord's Death on Good Friday, with the wooden cross a reminder of the sacrifice at the heart of the Easter story.

England women score a try against Wales with packed stands at Ashton Gate in the background
[Getty Images]

Red rose rampant: England's lock Rosie Galligan dives across the line to score a try during the Six Nations international women's rugby union match between England and Wales at Ashton Gate on Saturday. The crowd, more than 19,700, was a record for a home international.

A pregnant ewe in her pen at Avon Valley Wildlife Park
[Natalie Johnson]

Any day now: One of the expectant mothers at Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, where lambing season is in full swing.

Two men stand looking at a bicycle with Dj decks on the front in Bristol
[Dickon Hooper/BBC]
Hundreds of bike riders fill Park Street in Bristol on the Drum & Bass on a Bike ride
[Dickon Hooper/BBC]

Not your usual bike ride: The Drum & Bass On The Bike mass ride heads down Park Street in Bristol, led by Dom Whiting. The annual event brings traffic to a standstill.

A sculpture of a black bird sitting on a fork handle at Bristol University Botanic Gardens
[Joanne Fryer]

Craftsmanship: Dozens of local artists are showcasing their work at the Easter Sculpture and Arts Festival at the University of Bristol Botanic Garden, which runs until Monday.

Fruits of their labours: Volunteers at Filwood Community Centre in Knowle West will soon be adding apple trees to their new outdoor garden spaces thanks to a donation from cider producer Thatchers.


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