PICS: Banksy is opening his own theme park and it's just what you would expect from him 6 years ago

PICS: Banksy is opening his own theme park and it's just what you would expect from him

Welcome to Dismaland.

Dismaland is a theme park with the most unlikely of creators - the cynical street artist Banksy, famed for using his graffiti to make profound and provocative political statements.

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He has described his new "bemusement park" as a "family theme park unsuitable for small children". Here are some early images from the park, located in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

The site is serving as the location for a collection of art installments from 58 artists chosen by Banksy himself, including Damien Hirst. On sale are tools that vandals can use to break into the ad-boxes at bus stops, so they can replace commercial ads with propaganda of their choice.

The theme park is attended by people in hi-viz jackets and Mickey Mouse ears, wearing the sourest of expressions.

WESTON-SUPER-MARE, ENGLAND - AUGUST 20: A steward looks on at Bansky's 'Dismaland' exhibition which opens tomorrow at a derelict seafront lido on August 20, 2015 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. The show is Bansky s first in the UK since the Banksy v Bristol Museum show in 2009 and will be open for 6 weeks at the Topicana site. (Photo by Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)

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Everything looks damp and grey, which is presumably just the way that Banksy wants it.

The exhibit-cum-theme park will run until September 27. There are 4,000 tickets available each day, with tickets only costing £3 each.

Worth every penny, surely.