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Islanders of all ages are being invited to an open house weekend at the magical Player Street Christmas Lights display in Ryde.

Jim Walls will be welcoming in guests between 11:00-17:00 this coming Saturday (16th) and Sunday (17th) in aid of Medina House and the Medina Marching Band.

Each year the inside and outside of the house is lit up in aid of charity, with a grotto under the stairs and colorful lights in several rooms. Many pass the house year after year and wonder what it is really like on the inside – well now is the chance for curious Islanders to take a look.

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Player Street is number 4 on this year’s Light up the Wight map, a guide to the very best Christmas Lights displays on the Isle of Wight. You can download the map and vote for your favourite display at

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