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150,000 people enjoyed Banksy's Dismaland.

A year on from Dismaland, the ‘Banksy effect’ is still being felt in Weston’s cultural and economic circles – and business leaders say it can help ‘springboard’ the town onto new successes.

Grand Pier fireworks (Picture: Peter Elston).

The Grand Pier is putting on a Fireworks At Sea show this weekend, in the first display held by the pier which will be set to music.

Views over Weston-super-Mare (Picture: Nick Page Hayman).

It is another bank holiday weekend, and there is a huge number of events you can enjoy in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area this weekend. Read on to find out how you could be spending the next three days – there really is something for everyone.

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Weston's lifeboat crew.

The RNLI and coastguard were called out to reports of two missing people late last night.

The broken fountain was a natural fit among Banksy's 'dismal' exhibits.

An iconic fountain which stood inside Weston’s Tropicana for more than 80 years – most recently as an eye-catching feature at Banksy’s Dismaland – has been demolished.


As the Weston super Food Festival edges ever closer, its organisers have announced a host of family activities which will take place across the weekend.

Banksy castle.

Banksy came to Weston-super-Mare 12 months ago to open his Dismaland exhibition at the Tropicana. But one year on, how well do you remember what happened? Try our quiz to find out.

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Could the Trop be turned into an iconic arts and events venue?

A Tropicana manager is being hired to turn Weston-super-Mare’s seafront venue into an iconic arts and events space.

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Survival film at the Tropicana

A group of seven children learn how to survive in the wilderness in a new YMCA film project.

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Gallery: Host of fun in Weston-super-Mare

Friday, August 5, 2016
Fun at the Fair

Weston-super-Mare has been full of fun things to do over the past few weeks and Weston’s photographers have been out in force capturing every moment.

Weston SuperFood Festival, prizewinners.

The best eateries in Weston-super-Mare, and its surrounding areas, will be celebrated this September and you can have your say on which restaurants, cafés and takeaways should be victorious.

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