The best of British press photography

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Members of the British Press Photographers' Association are showing off some of their best work from the past year at the Bargehouse gallery, central London.

France's Caroline Garcia at Wimbledon
Adrian Dennis caught the moment France's Caroline Garcia dived across the court at Wimbledon 2023 in an attempt to return the ball to Marie Bouzkova during their women's singles tennis match. [Adrian Dennis]
Women wade through floodwater in Bosham
Weather warnings were in place ahead of Storm Ciarán. In Bosham, West Sussex, photographer Peter Macdiarmid was on hand to capture people leaving the Shoreside Café as they waded through a flooded street. [Peter Macdiarmid]
Cheerleaders in fancy dress arrive
Nigel Roddis photographed cheerleaders as they arrived in fancy dress to support those taking part in the Ironman UK triathlon in Bolton. [Nigel Roddis]
Britain's King Charles III, wearing the Imperial State Crown and the Robe of State, and Britain's Queen Camilla
King Charles III and Queen Camilla were captured by Justin Tallis as they passed through the Royal Gallery during the State Opening of Parliament. [Justin Tallis]
A person dressed as a tiger at a bus stop
The Queens Park Rangers mascot Spark the Tiger was pictured near the club's ground by Dave Shopland. [Dave Shopland/Shutterstock]
Fans react during the Women's World Cup final match
Jonathan Buckmaster's picture shows England fans reacting to a missed goal opportunity during the Women's World Cup final against Spain. [Jonathan Buckmaster]
Crowds of people chase the ball beside a bridge
A man sits back-to-back with a police officer
Thomas Bowles photographed a climate activist from Just Stop Oil who was propped up by a police officer after he was arrested for slow marching on Whitehall in London. [Thomas Bowles ]
The Princess of Wales in a cream outift
The Princess of Wales was photographed by Samir Hussein during a visit to Nottingham Trent University in October. [Samir Hussein]
Anna Fisher and her poodle
Richard Pohle was at Crufts dog show in Birmingham when he caught this moment between Anna Fisher and her freshly coiffured standard poodle Henry VIII. [Richard Pohle]
Greta Thunberg at Westminster Magistrates' Court
Eddie Mullholland photographed climate activist Greta Thunberg at Westminster Magistrates' Court. Along with four co-defendants she was found not guilty of breaking the law when they refused to follow police instructions to move on during a climate protest. [Eddie Mullholland for The Telegraph]
Crowd at the Glastonbury Festival, June 2023
Fans of Fred Again were captured by Maja Smiejkowska during their performance at the Glastonbury Festival. [Maja Smiejkowska]
Frankie Dettori departs Royal Ascot for the last time
After a long and distinguished career, jockey Frankie Dettori retired from horse racing, Marc Aspland took this picture of him as he departed Royal Ascot for the final time. [Marc Aspland]

The exhibition was curated by photojournalist David Burnett, Reuters UK and Ireland Chief Photographer Suzanne Plunkett, photojournalist Steve Back, Press Association photographer Jane Barlow, and Getty Images sports photographer Justin Setterfield and covers stories from March 2023 through to the spring of 2024.

It can be seen at the Bargehouse gallery until Sunday 2 June.

All photographs courtesy British Press Photographers Association.