Shop Local This Christmas

I'm not going to lie: 2019 has been a tough year. Not just for Any Old Lights, but for all retailers. Political uncertainty, the state of the economy, the fall of the pound - they all add (deduct) up. Here are just some of the vast - you'd have thought untouchable -...

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Fowey Christmas Market Weekend 6-8 December

Fowey Christmas Market is almost up on us! One of Cornwall’s most well-loved Christmas events, over 200 traders are carefully chosen so you can look forward to finding a unique collection of handmade locally produced gifts, arts and craft as well as some of the...

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Vintage Ships’ Clocks Back in Stock for Christmas!

Not only have we lately restocked many of our popular vintage ships' clock patterns, but we've also chanced upon a couple of small runs of the really rare versions that have been out of stock for over a year. As with everything genuine vintage - and if we say it's...

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Suez Canal Searchlights

We have recently reserved three giant Suez Canal searchlights, mounted on custom-made aluminium pillar bases. To call them statement lighting is an understatement! We will be selling them for circa £2500 inc VAT - if you're interested in advance of arrival please...

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Vintage Lighting Incoming!

By the end of October we're expecting to receive a major restock of vintage nautical lighting. Among the crates are returning old favourites, as well as some stunning vintage lights we've not stocked before. Bear in mind that all genuine vintage lighting, and ships'...

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Our First RetroFutures Lighting Installation

We worked with multiple Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal winner, Darren Hawkes Landscaping, to add some light to his wonderful new garden shelter at the Little Harbour Children's Hospice in Porthpean. Darren wanted bright colours so we custom-cut four of our Cage...

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Fishermen’s Lights Back in Stock

A small shipment of Revivals restocks arrived recently, so here's a heads-up. Back come a good batch of our ever-popular Aluminium & Steel Nautical Pendants (others call them fishermen's lamps/lights). This is our version of a 1970s vintage nautical pendant light,...

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Fowey Regatta 2019 – Busy Busy Busy

As if the uncertainties of Brexit weren't nightmare enough for we small businesses, someone lobbed in the summer holidays on top. It's rare at the moment that I can sit at my computer without a small child requesting I play something, or while one clambers over my...

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Mole Richardson 410 on Vintage Tripod Arrives

We do love getting vintage theatre lights back from the polisher. The before/after shots are usually a revelation. This stunning Mole Richardson 410 vintage theatrical spotlight was painted black, as was its vintage tripod, and though the pairing looked suitably...

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Pre-Order Vintage Triangular Clocks 10% Off!

Vintage triangular ships' clocks are beasts! Beautiful beasts. Two years ago - having sold a good 100 - we thought we'd seen the last of them. Until earlier this month when a secreted batch turned up out of the blue. If they were very rare back in 2017, they're still...

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Vintage Theatre Lighting

Vintage theatrical spotlights tend to be gorgeous. It's just the way they were designed. Despite being hung up among the rafters of some extremely tall buildings, well out of view, the designers clearly cared about form as well as function. The vintage Strand...

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