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Sunday 11th November walk

The walk on Sunday 11 will start 3pm at the Engels statue outside Home, still waiting for detailed instructions from our comrades at STEP in NYC but they tell me it will be a search for Utopia...

We'll be back to our self-guided, self-paced random wanderings here after the performance tour (photo…

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3pm Sunday 28th October

As you can see from the poster this is a collaboration both with STEP (Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade) and We Shall Overcome. 

The walk on 28th October will be one of our occasional, irregular, performance tours focusing on Manchester, myths and identity. There will be a simultaneous walk in New …

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We Shall Overcome On The Streets: Walking With STEP

October First Sunday: A Transatlantic Special

Octobers First Sunday is a collaboration with STEP (Saunter, Trek, Escort, Parade) in NYC. Items from The LRM archive are part of their exhibition in Queens NYC and this is the first of three walks together across the ocean. This script was sent to us by Moira Williams, one of STEPs curators

Put …

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september first sunday

hello everyone

apologies for late updates, its hard to access this site from my phone and i've been travelling a lot this month. I've had a request that we explore platt fields park area, and specifically the nico ditch, as beloved by generations of psychogeographers. Therefore tomorrow we will m…

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August First Sunday

First Sunday tomorrow, even though its Thursday.... join The LRM for a wander starting 6pm outside central library.... #psychogeography

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August First Sunday

hello dear friends and loiterers

due to a wibble in time August's First Sunday is shifting to Thursday evening - 9th August - details tbc and with apologies for the lack of blog communication. you can also get info from twitter @thelrm facebook the loiterers resistance movement and email mlrose@t…

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July First Sunday

 I;ve had a few problems with accessing the blog so hope this isnt too late to reach anyone who relies on seeing invitations here. It was posted on facebook and twitter and this seems like a good time to remind you of other ways to contact me if the website is down or blog needs updating....


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June First Sunday and Other Shennangans

Dear friends, comrades, lovers and loiterers
June First Sunday has managed to take me by surprise….
Lots of folk have been thinking about walking outside the city centre and so we’ll be gathering this Sunday, June 3rd, outside Trafford Bar Metrolink at 2pm for …

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CFP: Beyond The Pedestrian, Liverpool 26th July

Hello everyone,
I hope this is of interest, please feel free to share and get in touch if you have any questions

Best wishes


Beyond The Pedestrian: Walking in Research, Theory, Practice and Performance

26th July 2018
Dept of Geography and Planning, The University of Liverpo…

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May 2018: A Spectacular Derive

Hello dear friends and fellow loiterers

First Sunday, This Sunday and it’s time for an almost May Day Derive.

Please join us for a communal wander on Sunday 6th May; everyone is welcome and as ever First Sunday is free for all because the streets belong to everyone. We’ll be commemorating Pa…

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April First Sunday

Hello everyone

Delighted that spring seems to be finally springing and hoping this Sunday will be a memorable loiter. First Sunday coincides with both April Fools Day and Easter Sunday; have yet to decide what form our wander will take so if anyone has any thoughts do please let me know. I do howev…

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March 4th 2018 First Sunday Shennanigans

Hello dear loiterers

With apologies for the late notice of March’s First Sunday derive…

Of course we won’t let something as dull as the weather deter us from a communal derive, although mutable as we are we may change shape…. We will be gathering at 3PM tomorrow (note slightly unusual time) at…

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First Sunday This Sunday

Blimey! Its that special time again... Its First Sunday this Sunday and wanderers of all flavours are welcome to assemble 2pm February 4th Cutting Room Square, Ancoats for a convivial, creative walk. Come + experience The LRM way

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CFP: RGS-IGB 2018 Desire Lines, Dawdles and Drifts: Walking Together as Research Tool

Call for participation at the RGS-IGB 2018 Conference, Cardiff, 28th-31st August 2018
Desire Lines, Dawdles and Drifts: Walking Together As Research Tool
Sponsored by Participatory Geographies Research Group (PyGyRg)
There is a growing body of geographical research that use…

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First First Sunday of 2018

Dear friends and fellow loiterers
Its First Sunday, This Sunday and the start of another year of First Sunday explorations. Everyone is welcome to join us for a wander as we use creative walking and psychogeography to connect with Manchester in new and interesting ways. 

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December Derive 2017

Dear friends and fellow wanderers

apologies for the late notice but its first sunday tomorrow. we will be meeting 2pm outside Manchester Museum, Oxford Road, for a wintery wander and all our welcome to join us

thanks for another year of inspiring explorations xx

November Derive

Remember, remember the fifth of November.... its a First Sunday this year and we'll be almost following the semi fictional footsteps of Guy Fawkes by exploring Salford Quays. We'll aim to get to Harbour City Tram Stop at 2pm (will wait till about 2.15 before we move on because public transport!). If…

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October wanders

Friday the 13th derive... please meet us tomorrow 6pm outside urbis / the football museum for a wander. All welcome, and as always the walk will be a free, autonomous and self determined drift, provocing new ways to feel the city. Hope to see you there. will be back to actual First Sunday in Novembe…

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October 2017 First Sunday

First Sunday, This Sunday and we want to show solidarity with the wonderful WE SHALL OVERCOME 2017 and the many interesting and useful ways folk are engaging with the Tory Party Conference in Manchester this weekend (please feel free to share events in the comments). We know lots of Loiterers are in…

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