The Krampus comes to Whitby

Participants dressed as the folklore figure, Krampus, posed for pictures ahead of a charity event in Whitby, North Yorkshire earlier today. The event is the only one of its kind held in the United Kingdom and helps to raise money for local charity, Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary

The Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure from Austro-Bavarian Alpine folklore who during the Christmas season punished children who have misbehaved…you have been warned…

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Published by ian forsyth photography

Press and Documentary photographer covering the North of England. Stringer & contributor for Getty Images News. Prints are available to buy on my website.

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