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  • Open call for Chair of the Longplayer Trust
    12 June 2024

    The Longplayer Trust, established in 2000 to look after and support the extraordinary 1000-year-long artwork Longplayer, is looking for a new Chair to lead the organisation and its Board of Trustees into the next quarter century. With ambitious programming and strategic planning already in process for Longplayer’s 25th anniversary in 2025, Longplayer’s new Chair will…

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  • A very Long Afternoon with Ansuman Biswas (9th June, 9-5)
    21 May 2024

    On Sunday 9th June, Longplayer invited you to spend a Long Afternoon with Ansuman Biswas at London’s only lighthouse. This special event took the form of a particularly long afternoon, with Ansuman offering a durational performance from 9am-5pm.  ‘Escaping the 9 to 5 is a work of imagination. It’s hard to see what’s there until…

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  • Long Afternoon with Iain Sinclair, Sunday 28th April
    12 April 2024

    Our April Long Afternoon in the lighthouse featured a talk with Iain Sinclair. The lighthouse was open to visitors, with a young persons activity table, from 1:30-3pm, and Iain Sinclair’s talk, ‘Gifts of the River Returning’ took place at 3:30pm. Iain’s talk reflected on the legacies of work undertaken in the area, and his nocturnal…

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  • Watch Gavin Starks’ Lecture – How Will We Be Long ?
    03 February 2024

    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
    26 November 2023

    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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