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The ALK's Quarterly Journal

Please send in your items for LAMP to the LAMP Editorial Team

Next copy deadline:
LAMP 115 - 15th January 2018

Please send items where possible in Word format
and images in JPG format.

Please also read the Lamp Guidelines for Authors

In this issue:

  • Lorna Hunter, NLB Information Officer, bids farewell...
  • The Executive Committee in action
  • Dutch Lighthouse Society tours English south coast
  • Campaign to rebuild lighthouse at New Quay, Wales
  • An interview with Gerald Butler - Ian Hogarth
  • The history of Rozewie II Lighthouse: Yesterday, today and tomorrow (Part 2) - Apoloniusz Lysejko
  • Skull Rock - A Place for a Lighthouse? - Denise Shultz
  • The very last rock of Wales - Christoper Nicholson
  • Book Reviews: Southern Lights - The Scottish contribution to New Zealand's Lighthouses by Guinevere Nalder, A Glossary of Lighthouse Terminology by G F Douglas-Sherwood, Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall, Scottish Lighthouse Pioneers by Paul A Lynn
  • Monach Isles lens project - Lynda McGuigan
  • The Chalk Tower at Flamborough
  • Voyaging in lightvessels - Part 2 - Terry Bullard
  • News from the Northwest: Plover Scar Lighthouse - Gordon Medlicott
  • My favourite lighthouse: Scilly Bishop by Mike Robinson
  • Events update

  • Front cover: Needles Lighthouse - Chris Nicholson
  • Back cover: Map from 'Our Seamarks' by E Price Edwards, illustration courtesy of Chris Nicholson

Previous Issues
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Back Issues of Lamp

Back issues of LAMP, the ALK journal are available, starting from February 1989. 

Some of the early issues are now out of print in paper form,
please contact Patrick Tubby to check availability.

Of those still in print, up to No 37 - £1.00 each, Nos 38 onwards £2.00 each (including 2nd class p&p UK).

Discounts apply for multiple purchases. Payment can be made via Paypal.
Please contact Patrick Tubby to discusss your requirements before paying.
Please indicate when checking out which issue numbers you require.

Or write to: Patrick Tubby, 23 Aldis Road, Acle, Norwich NR13 3BN
enclosing your order and payment to Association of Lighthouse Keepers.

Back Issues CD

The first five years of LAMP, 1989-1993 (20 issues) are now available on CD in pdf format so that you can view these on your PC or laptop. These have been scanned from the original Editor's proofs, so include colour images which were not available when LAMP was first published.