But is everything that is inside so far removed from our world today? Explore the park from oil-soaked Hook a Duck to, miserable staff and horse-meat lasagnes.

The 'Dismaland' theme park imposes on the Weston-super-Mare skyline a rainbow pinwheel, tangled in plastic. Step inside the theme park, where you are greeted by drone-like staff decked out in neon pink safety vests with the word 'dismal' emblazoned across the back.

Step inside 'Dismaland' here

Staff at 'Dismaland' Image via The Guardian Staff at 'Dismaland'
Image via the Guardian

Cleverly, Banksy was able to ward off any media attention until the lead up to the opening of the park by fooling the press that the area was being used as a set location for a film entitled Gray Fox. 

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Cinderella's carriage surrounded by paparazzi, which could draw comparisons to Princess Diana's fatal car crash Image via the Guardian Cinderella's carriage surrounded by paparazzi, which could draw comparisons to Princess Diana's fatal car crash
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The park offers patrons dull fair ground rides as well as games which are impossible to win at. Banksy has also included art works by Damien Hirst, Polly Morgan and Espo as well as many others. The colossal installation also includes 10 of his own pieces.

Art work at 'Dismaland' Image via Metro Art work at 'Dismaland'
Image via Metro

No theme park is complete without a full programme of events, Disneyland has their parades, whilst 'Dismaland' has a schedule which includes performances by Pussy Riot and Massive Attack.

The event's official brochure is just as disturbing as the park, it reads:

Are you looking for an alternative to the soulless sugar-coated banality of the average family day out? Or just somewhere cheaper. Then this is the place for you—a chaotic new world where you can escape from mindless escapism. Instead of a burger stall, we have a museum. In place of a gift shop we have a library, well, we have a gift shop as well.

Bring the whole family to come and enjoy the latest addition to our chronic leisure surplus—a bemusement park. A theme park who's big theme is: theme parks should have bigger themes...

This event contains adult themes, distressing imagery, extended use of strobe lighting, smoke effects and swearing. The following items are strictly prohibited: knives, spraycans, illegal drugs, and lawyers from the Walt Disney corporation.

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