• a photograph of the lighthouse tower, shot from below, including a sign that says 'Lighthouse 1864'

    Long Afternoon
    05 June 2023

    Change in time! This weekend’s Long Afternoon (25th June) will start at the slightly later time of 2pm (instead of 1pm). This is because there is a wedding taking place in the venue beneath the lighthouse, and we don’t want to disturb the ceremony.

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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: 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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