Mike Bullock, Chief Executive of the Northern Lighthouse Board, discusses the mission and history of this fascinating organisation in this online event from the National Library of Scotland.

Northern Lighthouse Board has provided a vital safety service to mariners since 1786 and is responsible for the superintendence and management of all lights, buoys and beacons within Scottish and Isle of Man waters.

Find out about the heritage and history of Northern Lighthouse Board and how the organisation operates today.