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Syndication

The Top Places to see Santa this Christmas

In this weeks' episode we are getting all christmasy and bring you the best places to see Santa this year on the Isle of Wight.

You will be surprised about the variety of places that you can meet Father Christmas this year.

What we will tell you about in this episode

  • See Santa for free at the Newport light switch on & carnival Saturday 28th November 2015
  • The Blonde Bombshell Band
  • Will Benedict Cumberbatch be switching on Newport's lights?
  • Busy Bees Santa's grotto
  • Havenstreet Steam Railway for a trip on the train and a visit to Santa
  • The Needles Pleasure Park, by far the best value this December
  • The Victorian Christmas at Osborne Houses

In the News

This week in the news Tony tells us about a visit to the Island from a World Champion! The World Champion at the Half Penny Shove!

Ali brings news of the start of this years toy appeal for children on the Isle of Wight.

If you would like to donate a toy for a child aged up to 16 you can drop off at the following places, before the 11th December 2015;

Newport:

Isle of Wight Radio HQ
Isle of Wight County Press HQ
The Entertainer
Mothercare
Argos
Morrisons
Shanklin: Toymaster

Ryde:

Tesco Extra
Toymaster
Freshwater:

West Wight Sports Centre
Co-op, Freshwater

Cowes:

Charlotte’s Academy
Aldi

Lake:

Morrisons

All ISLAND WightLink and Red Funnel Ferry Terminals

Branches of Watson Bull & Porter

Food & Drink 

In the food and drink segment we review the Blue Door Cafe in Newport, a small cafe in the centre of town.

Links you may find helpful 

Isle of Wight Toy Appeal

Shove Half Penny on the Isle of Wight

Shove Half Penny Rules

The Blue Door Cafe

Needles Pleasure Park

Havenstreet Steam Railway

Busy Bees

Newport Carnival and Light switch on

Blond Bombshell Band

Buy your tickets for the Isle of Wight Festival 2016 here - Tickets cost £200 with the booking fee

 


The Ultimate Guide to the Isle of Wight  

Is available to listen online on this website now click here or on iTunes click here.

 


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Direct download: Episode_41.mp3
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