Dismantled Dismaland to be recycled for refugees

PUBLISHED: 10:21 27 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:03 28 September 2015

Crowds at Dismaland

Crowds at Dismaland

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THE five-week whirlwind will soon be over, as today (Sunday) the doors to Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare will close for good.

At 10pm the last visitors will have come and gone, and the dismantling process will start.

But the legacy of Dismaland is set to live on, as it has been announced this morning that Banksy intends to use the dismantled parts to create ‘Dismaland Calais’ in France.

A statement appeared on the exhibition’s website, saying: “All the timber and fixtures from Dismaland are being sent to the ‘jungle’ refugee camp near Calais to build shelters.

“No online tickets will be available.”

Many of the artists at Dismaland have already made plans for their work, with some pieces returning to their owners and some being sold off.


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