Have you spotted this Banksy-style Eric Morecambe graffiti which popped up in Morecambe overnight?

Morecambe residents have been praising this piece of artwork which appeared out of the blue in Morecambe overnight.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 8th August 2019, 12:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 8th August 2019, 1:41 pm
The artwork in Deansgate, Morecambe.
The artwork in Deansgate, Morecambe.

Debbie Jenkins sent us these photos of the graffiti – which features Eric Morecambe – which was painted on the wall of a property in Deansgate last night.

Some fans of the street art have queried on social media as to whether famous graffiti artist Banksy could be behind the work.

Whoever it is, it’s caused a bit of a stir and some admiring comments.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The artwork in Deansgate, Morecambe.

Chris Dykes said on Facebook: “Wonderful piece of artwork. Love it.”

Julia Brooklyn said: “That’s brilliant, love well done graffiti.”

Lin Johnson asked: “Maybe the meaning has something to do with the planned Eden project?”

And Gloria Dunstan simply posted: “This is brilliant love it.”

It’s not the first time a Banksy-style mural has appeared in the town.

This appeared on the corner of Stanley Road and Cavendish Road in 2014.

And in 2012, these fish appeared on hoardings at Frontierland.