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Christmas opening times

Trinity Buoy Wharf and the lighthouse will be closed on Christmas Day, but Longplayer will be open again as usual in the lighthouse on Boxing Day 11am-4pm.

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The Longplayer Conversation 2021

THE LONGPLAYER CONVERSATION 2021 Denise Ferreira da Silva and Timothy Morton Online, presented in partnership with the British Library 27 October, 19:30 – 20:45 The Longplayer Conversations began in 2005 as a way of celebrating the vision behind Longplayer’s long term aspirations. Each year we invite leading cultural thinkers to conduct a public conversation inspired by the…

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Experience sound become light with Sonic 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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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

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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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