WATCH: Man dances through town dressed as Wee Willie Winkie

Andreas Yiasimi dressed as Wee Willie WInkie to raise awareness of Seal and Shore Watch. Picture: ST

Andreas Yiasimi dressed as Wee Willie WInkie to raise awareness of Seal and Shore Watch. Picture: STUART ANDERSON - Credit: Archant

Town and district councillor for Cromer, Andreas Yiasimi, has danced through the streets of his town dressed in a nightgown.

Mr Yiasmi donned a nightdress and cap and took on the character of nursery rhyme character Wee Willie Winkie to raise awareness and money for Seal and Shore Watch, a group set up last year to help protect seals and other marine birds and wildlife.

Carrying a candleholder, he knocked on several shop windows asking if the people inside were awake, before prancing down to the pier, where he cavorted in front of an open-air performance by shanty band the Blakeney Old Wild Rovers.

Mr Yiasimi said: 'Some people didn't know about (Seal and Shore Watch) and we've created awareness today.

'Wildlife along the coast is very important and we've got to look after our animals.


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'I just have a very small part to add to it.'

The group aims to become a registered charity and set up a field hospital for rescued seals.

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