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Banksy 'using film set as a cover for secret new Dismaland exhibition'

The renowned street artist is said to be creating 'Dismaland' in a disused lido Credit: SWNS

Banksy is using a fake Hollywood film set as a cover while he prepares a new pop-up exhibition, it has been claimed.

'Dismaland' - thought to be a twist on Disneyland - is said to include a fairy castle and massive sculptures on the site of a disused lido in Weston-super-Mare.

Suspicions were aroused when Holly Cushing - listed on the credits of a documentary about the renowned street artist and widely believed to be their agent - was seen at the site.

A giant metal horse erected on the site of what is thought to be a new Banksy exhibition. Credit: SWNS

Signs around the area said filming for a crime thriller called Grey Fox was taking place, something now thought to be a cover for the exhibition.

Financial records also show that she set up a limited company called Dismaland Ltd with Simon Durban, who is thought to be Banksy's accountant, on May 1.

An upside down lorry forms part of the secret 'Dismaland' exhibition. Credit: SWNS
Artwork has been seen going up at the disused Tropicana lido Credit: SWNS

No official confirmation has been made by either the agent or North Somerset council.

A council spokesperson said: "As far as we're concerned there's a film being made at the Tropicana called Grey Fox."