THE TROPICANA

Monday, October 10, 2016

Weston-super-Mare's newest live music venue - Reaper Bar - opened in the Tropicana at the weekend.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Banksy's Grim Reaper exhibit at Dismaland has inspired North Somerset Council to create a new live music venue inside the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare.

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Saturday, August 13, 2016

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

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015

IT HAS been a busy year for Weston-super-Mare and the Mercury's website has drawn in visitors from all around the world, but what were the biggest stories of 2015? We've compiled a handy list...

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Friday, December 11, 2015

BALLET, theatre, comedy and live music will all be shown at The Bay in Weston-super-Mare throughout December and January.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

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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Sunday, September 27, 2015

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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Friday, September 25, 2015

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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Thursday, September 24, 2015

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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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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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Monday, September 21, 2015

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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Monday, September 21, 2015

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

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Friday, September 18, 2015

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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Thursday, September 17, 2015

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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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

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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Monday, September 14, 2015

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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Monday, September 14, 2015

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

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Friday, September 11, 2015

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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Friday, September 11, 2015

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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Thursday, September 10, 2015

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

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

BRISTOL-BORN comedian Justin Lee Collins took a trip to the seaside to visit Banksy's Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare this week.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

AMERICAN actor and musician Darren Criss is the latest in a string of VIPs to visit Banksy's Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare.

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Sunday, September 6, 2015

SUPERSTAR producer and DJ Mark Ronson is the latest A-lister to be spotted at Dismaland this afternoon.

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Saturday, September 5, 2015

ONE visitor to Dismaland got a surprise when she turned around and saw two members of Duran Duran behind her.

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Friday, September 4, 2015

THE Mercury's front page posters have proved so popular orders have come from as far as Australia - and you still have time to pick up your own piece of Dismaland memorabilia.

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Thursday, September 3, 2015

A SURPRISE guest entertained visitors to Banksy's Dismaland during its first evening of entertainment.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

WESTON-SUPER-MARE has been well and truly gripped by Dismaland fever, and many have said the exhibition is at its finest during the evening. So if you're planning on heading down to the Tropicana one evening and fancy a cocktail or two beforehand, check out our list of the best places in town to grab something spectacular.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

PERHAPS unsurprisingly, Streetlife has been full of talk about renowned street artist Banksy's Dismaland exhibition at the Tropicana.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

THINKING of paying Weston-super-Mare a visit to look in on Banksy's Dismaland? We have compiled a list of some of the town's best breakfast offerings to enjoy before taking in some of the art on offer in the show.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

A NEW Banksy work has been added to the Dismaland exhibition in Weston-super-Mare.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

THE Tropicana was once a buzzing swimming pool on Weston-super-Mare's sea front before it closed and lay derelict for 15 years. Now street-artist Banksy has brought it back to life with his exhibition Dismaland, but what did it look like in its heyday? See our gallery here...

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Friday, August 28, 2015

THE date for the when the next wave of tickets for Banksy's Dismaland will go on sale has been announced.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

DOLPHIN Square will be turned into an overflow car park to cope with demand from people visiting Banksy's Dismaland exhibition at the Tropicana.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

THOUSANDS of people are expected to visit Banksy's Dismaland exhibition, but where are the best places to stay in Weston-super-Mare? Here are 8 of the best hotels nearby…

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

MEMORABILIA for Banksy's Dismaland exhibition has proved to be very popular in the past week - including the Weston Mercury.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

A PALESTINIAN artist has covered his work at Banksy's Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare as an anti-Israel protest.

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

BANKSY has landed in Weston-super-Mare but there will be more than art available at the Tropicana throughout the next five weeks, with music and comedy also being held at Dismaland.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

PEOPLE who were not lucky enough to get tickets to Dismaland in Weston-super-Mare will get a second chance tomorrow, when another week's worth of tickets will be made available.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

BANKSY'S Dismaland has put Weston-super-Mare on the world stage and now one of Hollywood's biggest names is rumoured to be preparing a visit to the town.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

SEVEN days' worth of tickets to Banksy's Dismaland at the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare have sold out in just 60 minutes.

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Monday, August 24, 2015

DISMALAND in Weston-super-Mare has been open to the public for just three days - but one couple have already chosen it as their wedding venue.

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

BANKSY may have chosen Weston-super-Mare's Tropicana as the venue for his biggest show to date, but he is also using Dismaland to showcase the work of more than 50 artists from around the world. Here is our list of 10 artists you should check out while you are there...

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Sunday, August 23, 2015

IT TOOK just 60 minutes for 1,000 people to collect their wristbands to become the first visitors to Banksy's Dismaland exhibition.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

THE first members of the general public have been allowed into Banksy's Dismaland today (Saturday), with hundreds still waiting in a queue outside the Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

WESTON-SUPER-MARE has been struck by Banksy fever and hundreds of you have been trying to get a glimpse of what's inside the show via our social media sites - here's our five most popular Instagram posts this week...

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Friday, August 21, 2015

A SPOKESMAN at Dismaland has told the Mercury the site will operate on a first come, first served basis throughout the weekend after technical issues with its ticketing site.

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Friday, August 21, 2015

"IT IS amazing just to sit on the Tropicana steps again and see it being used."

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