Fireworks, masks and celebrities at Dismaland
PUBLISHED: 10:21 26 September 2015 | UPDATED: 09:43 28 September 2015
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.
The Weston-super-Mare exhibition is coming to a close on Sunday, but yesterday evening (Friday) lucky ticket-holders enjoyed the final night of music to be staged there.
Excitement was building steadily before the event, largely because people attending were asked to wear masks to cover their faces as Banksy himself hoped to move unnoticed through the crowds.
But if the possibility of brushing shoulders with the renowned artist was not enough, there were some huge names topping the bill to make a mammoth evening of entertainment at the Tropicana.
Although Massive Attack pulled out of the show, other artists including De La Soul and Leftfield performed – and Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn (pictured) also made a surprise appearance.
Albarn joined Del A Soul for the end of their set and played Gorillaz anthem Feel Good Inc to an undoubtedly delighted crowd.
As well as being able to enjoy world-class art and celebrity guests, visitors could marvel at a fire juggler on top of the Big Jig Rig and mingle while wearing colourful and creative masks.
There was an array of amazing masks which were imaginative and topical – including one man wearing a David Cameron mask, who had someone else in a pig mask on a lead.
The evening rounded off in a spectacular fashion as an explosion of fireworks, which echoed across the town, lit up the sky.
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