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  • Lighthouse closed Saturday 21st January 2023 between 13.15 and 15.00
    20 January 2023

    Out of respect for a memorial service being held under the lighthouse we will close it temporarily this Saturday between 13.15 and 15.00.

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  • New Old Recordings on Bandcamp
    01 December 2022

    Two Longplayer Remixes by Robin Rimbaud / Scanner, from 2003, are now available on Longplayer’s Bandcamp page, alongside an album of music created using Cellular Automata by Jem Finer during the process of composing Longplayer in 1996.

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  • Longplayer Remixes
    18 September 2022

    In 2003 Jem Finer began inviting artists and musicians to choose a 10 minute section from Longplayer’s past, and to use it, in any way they chose, to make a new piece of music. These are now being made available here.    

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  • Longplayer in new Netflix film
    05 August 2022

    The new Netflix film “Rogue Agent” was partially filmed at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London, and features a scene in the Lighthouse where the main character explains what Longplayer is. Watch here: https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81607404 The Longplayer scene starts approximately 24 minutes in; there is a further visit to Longplayer towards the end of the film. Below:…

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  • James Lovelock, 1919-2022
    28 July 2022

    We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of James Lovelock, who died on 26 July 2022 on his 103rd birthday. As a scientist, James Lovelock’s far-reaching, cross-disciplinary work was often innovative and sometimes controversial. This included the Gaia theory of the Earth as a self-regulating system, which he proposed in the 1960s and…

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