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Experience sound become light with┬áSonic Ray – opening 30th September

SONIC RAY 30 September 2021 – 21 November 2021 Book tickets Originally scheduled for 2020 and postponed due to the pandemic, Sonic Ray was commissioned by Artangel to mark the 20th anniversary of Longplayer. The unique art experience, taking place on either end of the river, will illuminate London’s only lighthouse at Trinity Buoy Wharf….

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How will we Be long?

Longplayer helps us ask many questions about our world and our role in its future.

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Last days for Morse Candle and Lighthouse reopening 22 May

There are still 3 nights to see Morse Candle at the lighthouse at Trinity Buoy Wharf before it finally closes on Friday 21 May. Since 14 Feb, Morse Candle has shone a one-word message of hope to London… LIGHT… in Morse Code in 49 languages. Following the recent lifting of Covid restrictions, the lighthouse will…

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Since the spring of 2013, Artangel and the Longplayer Trust have been inviting thinkers and writers from a wide variety of disciplines to engage in a chain of written correspondence on the subject of long-term thinking.

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Longplayer's permanent home is in Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. There are also public listening posts around the world, and a continuous online audio stream.

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