A display of rare and unique lighthouse artefacts will be shown for the first time at a new travelling lighthouse exhibition.
July 12 until 14 2018, New Lanark World Heritage site will host Following The Lights exhibition at the Scottish Wildlife Trust Falls of The Clyde exhibition room.
This 3 day event will include never before seen in public items once owned by lighthouse keepers families. Other items on display will include personal items once belonging to the family of Robert Louis Stevenson.
The sale of Following The Lights books and other items will be available at the exhibition.
All welcome. Add the date to your diary.
New photos have been added to the website for Barns Ness and St Abbs Head Lighthouses. There has also been the additon of a Keepers page where examples of old uniforms can be seen. The lighthouse accomodation is availble for hire. If you would like any information please get in touch. Keep Following The Lights!
ST Abbs Head Lighthouse.
St Abbs Head is the most south East of the Northern Lighthouse Board Lighthouses.
The former keeper cottages here are available as holiday lets and are on a stunning hill top location in a nature reserve. This is an ideal location for walking and wildlife.
Barns Ness Lighthouse
Situated on the east coast of Scotland a few miles south from the town of Dunbar. This is one of the lighthouse towers formerly owned by the Northern Lighthouse Board to have been completly sold off. This is now available to rent as a holiday let and the tower can also be accessed by appointment. Occasionally during doors open day or other events the tower can also be accessed.
The locations of the lighthouses are on each individual lighthouse page.
The online store went live on 17 November 2017. Items include limited edition greetings cards, keepers cushions, canvas art work and gift wrap paper. All items are made to order and are unique products only availble throught the Following The Lights Store.
The new christmas cards and other related items are on order with very limited supply, if you would like something please let me know. Have a unique gift this christmas.
I would like to thank everyone who purchased a book at the signing event during the Association of Lighthouse Keepers AGM at Fraserburgh.
All proceeds raised on the day have been donated along with extra books and greeting cards to the museum.
A big thank you to everyone involved in the organisation of the Thomas Telford celebration event at Port Logan and thank you for inventing me to take part.
The weekend was brilliant! It turned out to be a very busy time.
Well done to the raffle prize winners and thank you to everyone who came along to meet me at the event.
Thank you also goes to everyone who purchased their signed copy of Following The Lights over the weekend.
Thank you to everyone who provided the positive feedback on the touring museum and lighthouse artefacts, the first time some of these items have ever been on public display. I am delighted you all enjoyed my talks.
Until the next time!
Keep following the lights!
Story in the Daily Record website today.
See the link on the Press Release page.
Book launch on 22 and 23 July at Port Logan near Stranraer. Celebrating the work of Thomas Telford who built the harbour and lighthouse at Port Logan.
Come along for the book signing, win some raffle prizes including limited edition Kit Kat biscuits, Lighthouse Oil Paintings and more.
Purchase unique lighthouse products on the day including cushion covers.
Book available from 18 July on Amazon see the direct page link on the home page.
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