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The 2017 Longplayer Conversation: Sir David Attenborough and Chris Watson

The 2017 Longplayer Conversation brought together sound recordist Chris Watson and naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, and took place from 7pm on Monday 27th November at the Knowledge Centre, British Library, London NW1. You can watch a film of the conversation here.

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Buying Time

Buying Time, a new fund for Longplayer, was launched on the 6th November 2017 at Fitzrovia Chapel, London W1, with guest speaker Stewart Lee. You can find out more about Buying Time and see a short film of his appearance here.

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Stewart Lee writes to Howe Gelb

The third letter in Volume 2 of the Longplayer Letters, Stewart Lee writing to Howe Gelb, can be read here.

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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

Find Longplayer

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