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6 Bristolian celebrities to follow on Instagram

Featuring red carpet outfits, charity skydives and a giant naan bread, check out what some of Bristol's biggest celebrities are posting on their Instagram accounts.

From behind-the-scenes shots and glitzy showbiz parties to snappy selfies of some of Bristol’s biggest names, check out six Bristolian celebrities to follow on Instagram.

1. Banksy

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One of the UK’s, if not the world’s, most famous graffiti artists, the elusive Bristol-born Banksy is known for his iconic, satirical and political street art all over the globe.

While the artist doesn’t post often, when he does, it makes headline news, with snaps of his newest work. Banksy’s publicist has confirmed via Twitter that the account is authentic, so followers can catch the first look at some of art before the paint has dried.

Get following: @Banksy

2. Stephen Merchant

Actor, writer, director and comedian, Stephen Merchant is best known for his work with Ricky Gervais on The Office, Extras and An Idiot Abroad, as well as his recent stand-up tour, Hello Ladies.

Merchant’s Instagram account gives followers a behind-the-scenes look at the Bristolian’s life, with images ranging from his latest projects, charitable events and selfies, to more comic ones such as coyote trying to steal his sunbed, giant naan bread and a gusset he’ll be wearing on tour.

Get following: @stephenmerchant

3. Maisie Williams

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Making her debut as Arya Stark in Game of Thrones, Maisie Williams has burst into the limelight, receiving critical acclaim and a host of awards, before securing a number of other acting roles.

Featuring a host of glamorous red carpet shots and fashionable outfits to stunning beach scenes, charity skydives and pictures of friends and family, Instagram followers can enjoy a range of snaps from the actresses’ daily life.

Get following: @maisie_williams

4. Raleigh Ritchie

Another Game of Thrones star, Raleigh Ritchie is known for his role as Grey Worm in the television series, as well as being a successful singer songwriter.

Posting images and videos of his life on tour, live gigs, as well some funny pics and selfies, see if you can spot any familiar spots on Ritchie’s Instagram when he’s snapping away around Bristol.

Get following: @raleighritchie

5. Tuppence Middleton

Born and raised in Bristol, Tuppence Middleton has appeared in a number of hit television shows, such as Black Mirror, War and Peace and Bones; as well as blockbusters The Imitation Game and Jupiter Ascending.

Full of stylish photoshoots, stunning outfits and on-set selfies, Tuppence’s Instagram will give you some serious dress-envy as she models a range of period costumes and glitzy award-show ball gowns.

Get following: @tuppencemiddleton

6. Massive Attack

Bristol-based band, Massive Attack, has written and released a number of chart-topping hits as well as five studio albums which have sold 11 million copies worldwide, notching up a number of music awards along the way.

While strictly not a person, Massive Attack made the cut, with an Instagram account packed with a host of creative and artistic images, spanning live shows, album artwork and photography,

Get following: @massiveattackofficial

By Alice Lloyd

© SoBristol
Thursday 18 February 2016

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