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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 112 - 15th April 2017

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

Please also read the Lamp Guidelines for Authors

In this issue:

  • Gordon S Brown: obituary
  • Letters to the editor
  • AGM Newcastle weekend trip 2016: Lynda McGuigan
  • My favourite lighthouse: McArthur's Head: John Mobbs
  • The Executive Committee in action and trustee profiles: John Best, Gerry Douglas-Sherwood
  • ILHW at Hurst Castle: Keith Morton and Martin Clack
  • ILHW at Happisburgh: Joy Tubby
  • ILHW in Sweden: Tommy Oberg
  • Pillars of Light - Coastal lighthouses of the south west
  • South East Representative: Ed Peppitt
  • Another day of great clarity!: Christoper Nicholson
  • Two David Taylors: John Best
  • The lighthouses of Borkum, Germany: Rene Butselaar
  • A life-long love of lighthouses: Derrick Jackson
  • Lighthouse searching: Margaret Christie
  • The Wirral Lights: Ruth Campbell
  • Leasowe Lighthouse receives a new lease of life: Gordon Medlicott
  • A sad farewell to the ex-Bar Lightvessel Planet: Gordon and Louise Medlicott
  • Introducing Wild About Orkney, the ALK's new partner for Orkney and Shetland trips
  • The Lighthouse and the Lion [a fictional tale]: Ron Sutton
  • Puzzle corner
  • Front cover: Fastnet Lighthouse: Ian Hogarth
  • Back cover: Relief of the Scarweather LV August 1982: Christoper Nicholson

Previous Issues


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.