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2018 brings a new Longplayer listening post

The latest Longplayer listening post is installed in the main foyer of Kings Place on 90 York Way and will be available to the public for free during opening hours for the duration of 2018. Longplayer features as part of a season of programming at Kings Place called Time Unwrapped. You can read about the…

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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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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