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In photos: Greta Thunberg’s visit to Bristol

By bristol247, Friday Feb 28, 2020

Bristol24/7 round up some of the best photos taken during the strike for climate on Friday, February 28, 2020:

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Activists arrived early to see Greta Thunberg at College Green. Photo by Phil Riley

Protesters arrived from 9am. Photo by Phil Riley

Dorothy and Lyla, both nine, and Reuben, seven, were excited to be at the protest today, getting to College Green before Greta even arrived in Bristol. Photo by Ellie Pipe

This is Rosie, six, Dylan, three, and Laura, who attended the protest. Laura, an ecologist, says: “I’ve been to a few protests before and I’m so impressed with what these kids are doing and think it’s so important to come out and support them.”

Bristol-based environmental activist Mya-Rose Craig addressed the crowds. Photo by Phil Riley

Members of Youth Strike 4 Climate rallied the growing crowds. Photo by Phil Riley

The crowd spilled over in Park Street. Photo by Martin Booth

Bristol activist Katie Hodgetts says: “There should be no such thing as a youth climate activist.” Photo by Phil Riley

Crowds took over College Green. Photo by Ruby Sims

Greta Thunberg addresses the crowds at College Green. Photo by Charlotte Sabin, from the FdA (Foundation Degree) in Professional Photography at City of Bristol College (in partnership with Plymouth University)

Handmade signs in the crowd. Photo by Charlotte Sabin

Greta says: “I will not stand aside and watch, I will not be silenced while the world is on fire, will you?” Photo by Charlotte Sabin

Around 30,000 people are estimated to have protested. Photo by Charlotte Sabin

Greta: “We will not be silenced because we are the change and change is coming whether you like it or not.” Photo by Kallum Sinclair from the FdA (Foundation Degree) in Professional Photography at City of Bristol College (in partnership with Plymouth University)

Greta and a tiny Greta. Photo by Phil Riley

College Green has turned into College Brown. Photo by Ellie Pipe

Extinction Rebellion on College Green. Photo by Phil Riley

The city centre was overflowing with climate protesters. Photo by Phil Riley

Greta and young people from Bristol leading the march. Photo by Phil Riley

The huge protest weaved through the city. Photo by Phil Riley

The march passes by Castle Park. Photo by Phil Riley

Extinction Rebellion also took part in the march. Photo by Phil Riley

The march carried onto Baldwin Street. Photo by Ellie Pipe

The march went through Corn Street before finishing at College Green. Photo by Phil Riley

Main photo by Phil Riley

Read more: Live coverage: Greta Thunberg visits Bristol

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