ON Sunday May 15, at 11am, Bristol's Lord Mayor, High Sheriff, Chief Constable, Sword Bearer, Aldermen and councillors, wearing traditional robes and regalia, took part in a Whit Sunday Rush Service held at St Mary Redcliffe.
This Pentecost service, which dates back to 1493, takes its name from the church floor being covered in rushes and herbs.
Those in the procession also carry nosegays, round posies of flowers and herbs.
Originally intended to ward off infection, they now add colour and beauty to the occasion.
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