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June 2022 First Sunday: extra special and not just cos it isnt on a Sunday

June 2022: A Different First Sunday (and its on a Saturday instead)

 Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

I am delighted to share an invitation to join The LRM and our friends at Walk The Plank for a “Day Out at Drinkies”. This is part of Walk The Plank’s Irwell Weekender and promises to be an …

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May 2022 First Sunday

May Day May Day

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and time for a wander….

Join us 2pm at the Lincoln statue in Lincoln Square Manchester on Sunday May 1st. The direction and pace will be determined by the collective following some resonant prompts…. I don’t know where we will end up but after…

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UPDATE: NO LOITERING TODAY, sorry

I am so sorry to do this, especially at short notice, but I have to cancel the loiter tonight as I feel unwell. I've never done this before and dont do it lightly, please accept my apologies. Are there any loiterers near Lincoln Square that could check at 6pm if anyone is there please? Thanks for un…

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First Sunday April 2022 update...

Good morning everyone

A quick reminder that it’s a time travelling First Sunday this month…

Join us at 6pm on Wednesday 6th April at Lincoln Square, Manchester, or online via WhatsApp. All are welcome to wander with us, our direction will be determined by the collective

If you do fancy …

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April 2022 First Sunday: It's on Wednesday

Dear loiterers

Its First Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some communal wanderings. Apologies this notification is a bit later than normal; I always try to share derive details on a Thursday. However time has been playing strange tricks recently….. It’s perhaps fitting then that, due to variou…

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March 2022 First Sunday

 Dear friends and loiterers

I hope you are safe and finding some joy in the first Spring flowers. It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and time for some more #psychogeography. After last month’s extraordinary tour of Mayfield – thanks again to Dan and all who joined us – we will be back on ground leve…

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Call for papers RGS-IGB conference 2022

Hello everyone

I appreciate this may not be relevant to many loiterers, but if you are interested in academic conferences you would be very welcome to submit an abstract. Please do get in touch if you have any questions

Call for papers


Walking Well? Stepping Through and Beyond The Pandemi…

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Prompts and Update for February First Sunday

 

Hello everyone

As promised here is the First Sunday theme, this is for any and all loiterers to use whether or not you are able to join us at Mayfield. The in person event is now at capacity so apologise for those who wished to be there in person and couldn’t make it. (If this is you please…

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February 2022 First Sunday a Mayfield Spectacular

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time to loiter.

This month we are doing something new, returning to a spot we last visited in 2010 under very different circumstances. For reasons I hope you understand we are taking the exceptional step of asking people to register in advance of the in-per…

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February 2022 First Sunday a Mayfield Spectacular

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time to loiter.

This month we are doing something new, returning to a spot we last visited in very different circumstances. For reasons I hope you understand we are taking the exceptional step of asking people to register in advance of the in-person walk, a…

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First First Sunday of 2022

Hello dear loiterers

I promised more details about the First First Sunday of 2022 didn’t I?

The truth is apart from the starting point I don’t know where we will go or what we will discover because that is the joy and strength of the derive. We wander together and shape the walk collectively…

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First First Sunday of 2022

First Sunday this Sunday - 2nd January 2022 - and yes we will be walking together on the streets and on line. More details to follow but we will gather at All Saints Park Oxford Road Manchester 2pm BST and on a private whatsapp chat at the same time - to join the online chat please message 079749295…

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December 2021 night walk script

Here's the script for you to interpret whenever, however and whereever you wish xx

You’re a star so lets keep things simple and follow the light. It’s up to you whether you are guided by twinkles, or choose to move through dark places. If in doubt look for the furthest away light you can see and …

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December 2021 First Sunday

Hello everyone

I hope you are keeping warm and finding sparks of inspiration as we head into Winter. It’s such a delight to be able to walk together both in person and remotely; heartfelt thanks to everyone who joins the LRM however you choose to wander.

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and we…

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November 2021 First Sunday

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some more loitering shenanigans. We will be continuing our ongoing experiments using psychogeography and creative wandering to explore our environment.

I’m delighted this month we will be guided by a script inspired by Blake Morris, NYC based Walki…

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Save Access To Our River Irwell

Save Access To Our River Irwell

We are fighting to save the public right of way along the Salford side of River Irwell at Ralli Quays. Access is threatened by the development of new offices and a hotel which will effectively enclose and privatise the path. The alternative route provided is a perm…

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Save Access to The River Irwell

Loiterers assemble please and help us save public rights to access the River Irwell. We're asking for 2 short emails to be sent...
Please help save a public right of way. New developments will close the towpath and privatise access, replacing it with permissive route without a waterside view that…

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Script to unfollow for October 2021

Its First Sunday today and so here is the whole script/ prompt here for you to use as tool for wandering whenever you fancy.

The theme is Re-enchantment

Look for the magic, marvellous, mythic in your landscape however you interpret them.

What spells are woven across our everyday landscape?

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October 2021 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

Thanks so much to everyone who took part in last month’s wander, whether you were with us on the streets or online it felt very special. Its First Sunday again this Sunday and so we shall be gathering again for a derive inspired by the Autumn light, wild brambles…

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September 2021 First Sunday, in person online and at the 4th world congress of psychogeography

 Dear friends and fellow loiterers

First Sunday, this Sunday and its time for some more experimental #psychogeography in the (we hope) gorgeous September light. It would be wonderful to explore with you

We’re collaborating with the Fourth World Congress of Psychogeography whose theme this yea…

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