Terry Hutt at Dismaland's locals day.

A WELL-KNOWN Weston man who has been campaigning to save Birnbeck Pier collected 44,000 signatures from Banksy fans during Dismaland’s duration.


Weston-super-Mare street art stolen

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Jon Dohs piece at Birnbeck Pier.

A PIECE of street art painted on hoardings near Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare has been stolen.

The Shove billboard is on eBay.

A PIECE of art which was on display at Banksy’s Dismaland has sold on eBay.

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The film area at Dismaland.

DISMALAND is over, but some of the short films shown during its five-week run are available to view for those already feeling nostalgic.

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Gallery:Students seek inspiration from exhibition

Sunday, September 27, 2015
Worle Community School students at Dismaland.

MORE students from across North Somerset have been given the chance to take a look around Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare.

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Steve Kendrick Tweeted us this picture of himself with Damon Albarn.

BANKSY seems determined to go out with a bang, as the last Friday evening show of Dismaland featured an eruption of colourful fireworks and celebrity guest appearances.

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The Shove billboard is on eBay.

DISMALAND is open for two more days – and plans are already being made to dismantle it, with one of the exhibits being sold on eBay.

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Banksy's Dismaland, evening and sunset.

People going to Dismaland for its final night of music tomorrow (Friday) will be refused entry if their face is not covered – with Banksy himself rumoured to attend.

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More famous names hit seafront show

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Banksy's Dismaland, evening and sunset.

MORE familiar faces have been flocking to Dismaland as the attraction entered its fourth week of opening.

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Banksy's Dismaland, evening and sunset.

BANKSY’S Dismaland is coming to an end – but we want to celebrate everyone’s favourite parts while we still have a chance.

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The number of train journeys from London to Weston has doubled since Dismaland has opened.

THE number of people travelling to Weston-super-Mare by train has doubled since Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition opened its gates.

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Dismaland at night. Photo by Aleks Nocny.

PEOPLE are being asked to wear a mask to Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare on Friday so Banksy can attend without being caught on camera.

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WESTON-SUPER-MARE seafront boasted yet another new piece of art – an incredible 187ft-wide creation by Wiltshire sand artist Julian Richardson.

Dismaland logo

DISMALAND merchandise has been flying off the shelves of the exhibition’s gift shop, but now people who could not make it to the Weston-super-Mare show can be ‘ripped off’ by its official online store.

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Ant and Dec. Photo by Getty Images.

TWO of the UK’s biggest TV stars have visited Weston-super-Mare to check out Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition.

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Dolphin Square, Carlton Street redevelopment site.

NORTH Somerset Council has paid Dolphin Square’s developers £1.2million for the lease of Carlton Street car park so far – but its losses through the ‘risky’ deal are spiralling.

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Banksy's Dismaland, evening and sunset.

THE final batch of tickets for Banksy’s Dismaland show at Weston’s Tropicana sold out in less than 10 minutes this morning (Saturday).

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Dismaland at night (Picture: North Somerset Council).

THE final batch of tickets for Banksy’s Dismaland art show go on sale this morning (Saturday) – but finale headliners Massive Attack have cancelled plans to perform.

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Backwell School visit  Dismaland.

MORE than 800 schools applied for the chance to take pupils to Banksy’s Dismaland at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana, but North Somerset students were the first to be shown around.

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Exclusive:WIN: Final day tickets to Dismaland

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Banksy exhibition press call.

BANKSY’S Dismaland exhibition is coming to a close and tickets have been selling out in minutes but the Mercury is exclusively offering one lucky reader the chance to win four tickets to the show’s final day, complete with extra goodies.

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Dismaland - Banksy's new Tropicana show.

THE final raft of tickets to Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition will go on sale this weekend.

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Banksy exhibition press call.

MORE tickets to Banksy’s Dismaland at the Tropicana went on sale this morning (Wednesday) but thousands of them sold out in just 10 minutes.

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Miserable stewards are all part of the experience at Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare.

Banksy’s Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare has reopened after it was forced to close earlier today (Monday) due to high winds.

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Banksy’s Dismaland show at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana has been forced to close due to ‘adverse weather conditions’.

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Bill at Dismaland

THERE are many weird and wonderful things to see at Dismaland, right from the moment you step through the door.

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Dismaland queues outside Tropicana.

BANKSY’S Dismaland has left Weston ‘buzzing like it has never buzzed before’ with shops reporting a significant rise in trade and hotels sold out after a ‘phenomenal’ surge in demand.

Dolphin Square in Streetlife debate

Saturday, September 12, 2015
Dolphin Square being demolished in 2013.

WITH many people in Weston-super-Mare still beside themselves with Banksy fever, Streetlife users have turned their attention to the announcement that the Dolphin Square site will be used as an overflow car park for the duration of the Dismaland exhibition.

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Fatboy Slim at Dismaland.

A WELL-KNOWN name in British music entertained visitors to Banksy’s Dismaland when he performed on Friday night by performing a rendition of Let It Go from Disney’s Frozen.

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The leftover Dismaland pizza was sold on eBay.

DOZENS of people have listed their Banksy memorabilia on eBay in recent weeks but perhaps the strangest thing yet has just sold – a leftover slice of pizza.

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Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr Burns and others in The Simpsons. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)

ANOTHER Hollywood star has been to visit Dismaland this week as the attraction’s popularity continues to soar.

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