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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 120 - 15th April 2019

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

Please also read the Lamp Guidelines for Authors

In this issue
  • Twenty-seven years of lighthouse engineering - Adrian Wilkins
  • The Executive Committee in action
  • ALK AGM Weekend 2019
  • A solitary calling: Light keepers in Devon and Cornwall in the later medieval period (Part 1) - Chris Preece
  • Australia's highest operating lighthouse: Tasman Island - Erika Shankley
  • A very visible act of 'keeping lighthouse heritage alive' - Gordon Medlicott
  • Mrs Colwell's Ginger Biscuits and other stories: memories from Graham Fearn - Patrick Tubby
  • The Museum of the Lighthouse Service, Fort Constantine, Russia - Vladimir Erger
  • Longstone past and present - Steve Newman
  • 'I love lighthouses': an interview with Paul Murton
  • Moving the Rubh Re lens - Dr Karen Buchanan, Curator, Gairloch Heritage Museum
  • Northern lights: best kept secrets - Denise Schultz
  • Seeing double! Christopher Nicholson
  • My favourite lighthouse: Isle Ornsay - John Best
  • ALK Events update
  • Front cover: Lismore Lighthouse by Christopher Nicholson
  • Back cover: Girdle Ness Lighthouse during a lunar eclipse - Ian Cowe

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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).

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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.