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Banksy confirms he is behind spray paintings along Norfolk and Suffolk coast, including Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and Cromer



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World-renowned graffiti artist Banksy has today confirmed that he is Suffolk's mysterious spray painter.

Posting a video to his social media, Banksy detailed his 'Great British Spraycation' in which he visited Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Cromer and Gorleston.

Over the last week, rumours circulated across East Anglia, speculating whether or not the famous artist was responsible for the artwork.

Today's confirmation means Lowestoft is now home to three of his genuine artworks, including the child holding a crowbar and giant seagull, that have become locally famous since they appeared, drawing in crowds from across the region.

Banksy also confirmed the three children in a boat sprayed on the wall in Oulton Broad to be his work, as well as other pieces found in Norfolk.

A spokesperson for East Suffolk Council said: “This is incredible news and we are beyond excited that all the recent artworks have been confirmed to be by Banksy, one of the world’s greatest artists.

"This is a real boost for Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and East Suffolk and we are thrilled Banksy has chosen our area for his Great British Spraycation.”

The now confirmed Banksy piece in London Road North and Regent Road at the former Lowestoft Electrical premises. Picture: Rose Sapey (50201595)
The now confirmed Banksy piece in London Road North and Regent Road at the former Lowestoft Electrical premises. Picture: Rose Sapey (50201595)

It is thought Bansky may have visited Moyse's Hall Museum's modern exhibition in Bury St Edmunds where 18 of his works are on display before going on his graffiti spree.

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