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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

Morag

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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September events

  

September brings a bumper crop of psychogeographical shenanigans.

For First Sunday, This Sunday we’ll be embarking on one of our occasional twilight wanders. Meet us at the Engels statue in Tony Wilson Place at 7pm on Sunday 4th September (and yes that probably is the most absurd soundi…

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Augusts First Sunday

First Sunday, This Sunday and because its a year since Loitering With Intent (!) we will be retracing our footsteps to see what has changed*

Meet us 2pm outside People's History Museum Sunday 6th August. I wholeheartedly suggest getting there earlier for a look round, we will be off by 2.10. Al…

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July First Sunday and a Musical Treat

Its First Sunday, this Sunday and we’ve listened to calls to get out of the city so this month we are embarking on a psychogeographical adventure in Stockport.

We’ll start in Mersey Square at 2pm, Sunday 2nd July, and aim to be off deriving by 2.15. I’m going to get the most magic of all Manc…

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June 2017 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

Apologies for late notice about this months loiter. It seems to be more important than ever to celebrate creative wandering and the poetry of the streets but I’ve been a little lost about where to go. I trust we will find a way together so please join me for a de…

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May First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and its May so everything is springing…. We’re meeting 2pm on Sunday 7th May outside the main entrance to Piccadilly Train Station for our traditional derive. (Station Approach with the shops on it NOT Fairfield Street). For more details please feel free to get in touch

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April First Sunday

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

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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