Download Our Free New Mobile App!

We are now the proud owners of an exclusive new Any Old Lights smartphone app. It's completely free to download and doesn't require searching through any tiresome App Store. View this blog post on your phone and touch this link - you're in! Not only does the...

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Vintage Ship Lights Incoming

Where does the time go? It's a month since our last blog and the time has gone like that. So focussed were we on launching RetroFutures and at not forgetting to take something vital to the Restaurant & Bar Design Show in London. (As it turns out, we did, but that's...

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Introducing Our Revolutionary RetroFutures Range

We've been squirrelled away for nearly a year now, perfecting what we see as the future of bar, restaurant and domestic lighting: Any Old Lights' RetroFutures range. We're launching the range at the Restaurant & Bar Design Show at Excel in London on 25 & 26 September...

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Vintage Marine Lighting Arrivals

We're always scouring the globe for vintage ships lights that perfectly suit our range. We look for classic nautical lighting designs in a range of materials, that would be perfect for kitchen lighting, living room lighting, for hallways and bedrooms - but that also...

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Yer Actual Jeff Lynne!

"So why is it called Rebecca week?" asked my nephew who has been staying with me.  The straight answer would be... It isn't! I suspect he was confusing a bit of Daphne Du Maurier with Regatta week. Daphne is probably the most famous of all the literary beings who have...

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What to expect on Fowey Regatta Carnival Day …

As a kid, there were always two days I looked forward to with so much anticipation I could have burst . No prizes for guessing one was Christmas. The other was Carnival Day. The Wednesday of every Fowey Regatta week was the annual highlight of my childhood schedule....

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As Seen in Gordon Ramsay’s

A while back now, just after we'd finished refurbishing our new shop at 14 Lostwithiel Street, Gordon Ramsay was doing some refurbishing of his own, at the former Lloyd's Bank in the town. The TV chef had bought the Grade II listed property for a reported £2 million...

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Our Philosophy

Hello. Nick here. I co-founded Any Old Lights with Patrick in 2014 and now run the business with my wife, Sinead, and a fabulous local staff. It occurred to me, as I browsed what purported to be "nautical lighting" on the internet recently, that I have never stated...

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The bells! The bells!

We've a new shipment of vintage lighting and maritime collectibles arriving soon. Including a couple of beauties... Here in Fowey, there are​ ​horns sounding and bells ringing and yacht-​race guns firing, and swifts​, jackdaws​ and seagulls calling, as a constant...

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