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April First Sunday

March 30, 2017
FIRST SUNDAY THIS SUNDAY so its time for our monthly communal derive. We'll start 2pm at the memorial tree in Piccadilly Gardens and, in a first for us, the wander is inspired by last months wander.
We will be guided by an improved playing card method as it was so interesting the first tim…

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March 1st Sunday and a Call for Conference Papers

March 3, 2017

Dear friends and fellow wanderers

Spring is finally Springing and we will be meeting for our March derive this Sunday, 5th March, starting 2pm at the Albert Memorial, Albert Square Manchester. All welcome for a free communal wander with friendly folk interested in exploring our city with a critic…

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February 2017 First Sunday

February 3, 2017

Its First Sunday, This Sunday and time for our regular communal derive. This month we will start at 2pm 5th February outside Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Oak street.

We will be embarking on a deep psychogeographical study of space so please bring a pen, pencil or some other writing imple…

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2017 First Sunday

January 5, 2017

Hi everyone, heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported The LRM in 2016 in so many ways, especially during Loitering With Intent. The best, of course, is still to come and I can see some marvellous adventures on the horizon....

It’s time for the first First Sunday of 2017, and in typical contra…

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January 2017 First Sunday & surveys for friends

December 29, 2016

Hi everyone, quick reminder First Sunday will actually be on Second Sunday in January, ie on the 8th. Details soon. In the meantime some friends of The LRM have surveys you may wish to contribute to (both posted before, but deadlines now looming):

Mayfield Imaginarium Forumhttps://architectureunk…

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A Sunday Treat: The LoneLady Treasure Hunt recap

December 11, 2016

This has been a truly remarkable year for Loitering and one of my personal highlights was the thrill of collaborating with the wonderful LoneLady on The Psychogeographical Sat Nav. You can hear The Street is Your Playground (LRM Mix) A Psychogeographical Sat Nav by LoneLady featuring The LRM on Soun…

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December 1st Sunday

November 30, 2016

First Sunday for December is Sunday 4th and we will be meeting outside The Crown and Kettle on Oldham Road at 2pm for a classic old school derive

January 1st is first Sunday of 2017 but we will postpone a week so folk can get there

All welcome and it would be wonderful to see as many folk as p…

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First Sunday of November and THANKS

November 5, 2016

Heartfelt thanks to everyone who contributed to Loitering With Intent. Life and Big Bad Reality have stopped me from pausing to contemplate and say thus sooner but with a couple of weeks distance I can see what a truly wonderful unique exhibition/festival/shenanigan it was. It would not have been po…

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Final LoneLady Treasure Hunt Clue

October 14, 2016

Last day of Loitering With Intent today and also the last clue in the great LoneLady treasure hunt. The tokens to swap for a psychogeographical sat nav will stay in their hidey holes for a while yet but the track will vanish from the internet later today so listen now if you haven't. Here is that fi…

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Penultimate Treasure Hunt Clue & Final Event/Hint

October 11, 2016

Token number nine:

"'ella, 'ella, ella, eh eh
It's a right of way"

Still only one record has been claimed.... if you are after additional clues I suggest the curator's talk on Thursday 13th October - 6pm at People's History Museum - may be useful.

When the exhibition closes on Friday at 5…

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latest treasure hunt clue

October 4, 2016

"get wisdom and with all thy wisdom get understanding. Next door you can make some noise so get between the covers with our Folk

Treasure Hunt Latest Clue and Recap

September 28, 2016

Here's the latest clue in our great Lonelady treasure hunt. Find a token and contact us to exchange it for a special limited edition 10 inch vinyl copy of The Street is Your Playground (free download here:…

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Treasure Hunt Update

September 4, 2016

Hi everyone, i've been having some technical issues which means todays treasure hunt clue will be on twitter @thelrm and our facebook page before i can post it here. Apologies. Its also First Sunday and our traditional derive starts 2pm from the community gallery in Peoples History Museum - all very…

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LoneLady Treasure Hunt Clue #3

August 24, 2016
Its Wednesday and so time for the next clue in the great LoneLady treasure hunt. Find the token and swap if for a psychogeographical sat nav. I enjoyed a lovely stroll to hide this one and now enjoying a top notch cup of coffee but can't tell you where, cos, well, that would spoil the game wouldn't…

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Update and New Clue

August 17, 2016

Still trying to assimilate the last week Walking Women at Edinburgh was truly magical. How wonderful to be surrounded by walking artists who inspire, understand, support and challenge each other. Nourishment for the creative soul and amazing to not have to justify being a women walking…

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The Great LoneLady / LRM Treasure Hunt is ON!

August 10, 2016

The psychogeographical sat nav is a collaboration between the marvellous LoneLady and The LRM. You can read all about it below. The music is freely available to all but the physical object - a 10" single with handmade cover art - can only be obtained by careful searching and a huge dollop of luck.

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A Public Service Announcement

July 29, 2016

My heartfelt thanks to everyone who made the opening weekend of Loitering With Intent such an amazing event. I'm still trying to figure out where those lost posts are but until I do here is a public service announcement

Loitering With Intent is closed until August 1st for a beer festival, there…

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A confession and a revelation

July 29, 2016

So this is a bit embarrassing. I have just realised all the blogs I thought I had been posted have not appeared. I have absolutely no idea why, but I am sorry. Going to try one again now and see what happens:

I dreamt a psychogeographical sat nav that didn’t take you from A to B the most efficien…

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First Sunday This Sunday

July 1, 2016

The streets belong to EVERYONE and we need to keep them safe, interesting and open for all. Its First Sunday, this Sunday and we will be playing out for the last time before Loitering With Intent opens. Please join us 2pm in Piccadilly Gardens (near the Victoria statue). One small step to Utopia is …

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News and archive #1

June 6, 2016

I am delighted that I have been awarded a grant from the Arts Council Grants for The Arts. This will enable The LRM to produce publicity materials, contribute to artists expenses and to produce some new work - details to be confirmed. (I'll also doubtless write a bit more about money, art and th…

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