Final Dismaland tickets to go on sale - but Massive Attack withdraw

PUBLISHED: 09:48 19 September 2015 | UPDATED: 10:58 19 September 2015

Dismaland at night (Picture: North Somerset Council).

Dismaland at night (Picture: North Somerset Council).

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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.

The Bristol band had been scheduled to perform at the Tropicana exhibition on Weston seafront on Friday, but show organisers have now confirmed they have pulled out due to ‘technical complications’.

The bill still includes a number of other performers, including Leftfield, Pussy Riot, and De La Soul, along with a promise of ‘anarcho-samba, cabaret and crap fireworks’.

Banksy himself – whose identity remains a mystery despite his global artistic renown – is rumoured to attend.

A tongue-in-cheek announcement on the Dismaland website says: “Due to the amount of paparazzi staking out the park in recent weeks Banksy has requested people come masked-up so he can attend the event without being photographed.”

The final tickets will go on sale from dismaland.co.uk at 10am.

Sky-high demand for recent ticket releases has seen them sell out in minutes each time. However, if you miss out, remember the Mercury has four tickets for Dismaland’s last day on September 27 to give away, complete with breakfast in the Tropicana’s café The Bay and Banksy T-shirts. Find out how to enter here.

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