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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.

How to find Longplayer


Long Afternoon with Iain Sinclair, Sunday 28th April

Longplayer invites you to spend a Long Afternoon in the lighthouse with Iain Sinclair on Sunday 28th April. The lighthouse will be open to visitors, with a young persons activity table, from 1:30-3pm, and Iain Sinclair’s talk, ‘Gifts of the River Returning’ will take place at 3:30pm. Iain’s talk will reflect on the legacies of…

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Watch Gavin Starks’ Lecture – How Will We Be Long ?

On the 29th February 2024 Longplayer Trustee Gavin Starks presented a talk and discussion on the topic “how can a piece of music help us think about the next 1000 years ?” You can watch it here. Context: Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli is Lord Mayor of the City of London from 10 November 2023 until 10 November…

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Live Stream is Back

The live stream is now back online. As we cannot guarantee its reliability you may find a better alternative, if you are an iOS user, is to download the app. The app literally performs Longplayer without any need for an internet connection. And if you want to turn a space into a listening post, to…

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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