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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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The Longplayer Conversation, Thursday 28th September 2023

The Longplayer Conversation 2023 will take place on Thursday 28th September at the British Library, London. This year’s conversationalists are Richard Sabin, Principal Curator of Mammals at the Natural History Museum, and Dr. Sada Mire, Associate Professor of Heritage at University College London. Richard Sabin is a Principal Curator at the Natural History Museum, London, where…

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Long Afternoon, featuring Laura Cannell

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED For September’s Long Afternoon, the Longplayer Trust is delighted to welcome internationally acclaimed musician Laura Cannell to the Lighthouse. Laura Cannell’s new solo release, Bow & Creak, was inspired by Longplayer. It is released on 8th September 2023 by Brawl Records. “I was…

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Long Morning: 27th August

The third in our series of open social events at the Lighthouse in 2023 is a Long Morning, taking place from 10am to 2pm on Sunday 27th August. Featuring a talk on the practice of caring for long term artworks, at 12pm.

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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.

Read the Longplayer Letters