Seahouses lifeboat features in Channel 5 documentary about lighthouses

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Seahouses lifeboat crew recently took part in filming with a Channel 5 TV crew, around the Longstone Lighthouse at the Farne Islands.

Seahouses Shannon Class Lifeboat "John and Elizabeth Allan"

RNLI/Ian Clayton

Seahouses Shannon Class Lifeboat "John and Elizabeth Allan"
The documentary, Lighthouses: Building the Impossible will be screened at 9pm on Channel 5 this Friday, 29 April 2022.

The Seahouses Shannon class lifeboat and its volunteer crew feature in the programme that focuses on the challenging task of building lighthouses, to protect the shipping along the coastline.

It features the Longstone Lighthouse at the Farne Islands, in Northumberland, just offshore from Seahouses. From this location, Grace Darling carried out her famous rescue in 1838, from the wrecked steam ship Forfarshire, and became a national heroine.

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Longstone Lighthouse, Farne Islands, Northumberland

RNLI/Ian Clayton

Longstone Lighthouse, Farne Islands, Northumberland

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