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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 118 - 15th October 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
  • The ALK celebrates its 30th anniversary
  • Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the automation of Scottish lighthouses
  • The Executive Committee in action
  • Round Island unique craft pieces - Mark Hunter
  • Bagging Lighthouses: what got me started - Suzanne Bullock
  • Lighthouse Memories
  • A devotion to duty - Gordon Medlicott
  • ALK 30th anniversry photo competition
  • Play Review: Skerryvore: A Tale of Terror - Charles Franklyn
  • Keith Allardyce remembered - Chris Nicholson
  • 180th anniversary of a brave rescue: Grace Darling - Helen Gerrard
  • International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend 2018
  • Lynmouth Foreland memories: David Appleby
  • Red and white lighthouses
  • Weather exposed- Gordon Medlicott
  • Fastnet: the change to LED illumination - Ian Hogarth
  • AGM weekend, South Wales 2018
  • Book reviews: Lighthouses of the South West, Lighthouses of the South East - Cathering Spirit
  • My favourite lighthouse: Wind Point - Lin Sunderland
  • Events update
  • Puzzle corner
  • Front cover: Little Ross Lighthouse - Ian Cowe
  • Back cover: Kinnaird Head - Mark Grant

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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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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.