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Here's why Bristol could be gridlocked tonight

Tens of thousands of people will be at Ashton Gate and across the city in Filton. Credit: PA Images

There are two major events in Bristol tonight, each attracting tens of thousands of people, so if you're travelling around the city beware it could be busy.

Bristol Bears v Gloucester - Ashton Gate - 7.45pm

At Ashton Gate, Bristol Bears welcome Gloucester in a West Country rugby derby. Gloucester fans are expected to travel down to support their team in the Premiership clash.

At least 16,000 people are expected for the match which kicks off at 7.45pm.

Highways England are warning of potential traffic problems on the M4/M5.

For those getting the train into Temple Meads a bus is running to the stadium, more details here:

Massive Attack gig - Filton Airfield - 8.30pm

Bristol's biggest musical export Massive Attack are playing two huge gigs across the weekend.

30,000 people are expected across the two nights. Filton Airfield has been converted into a enormous music site.

It's the first time the band have played in the city since opening the Downs Festival in 2016.

Around 15,000 people are expected to be travelling to the Filton area each night for the event.

Massive Attack will play their first gig in the city since 2016. Credit: PA Images