The Loiterers Resistance Movement

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May 2024 First Sunday Full Details

Dear friends and loiterers

As promised, here’s the information about May’s First Sunday. It is being facilitated by walking artist extraordinaire Blake Morris at The Walk Exchange. Find out more about Blake here: and The Walk Exchan…

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May 2024 First Sunday

Hello lovelies

as you know the Thursday before First Sunday is when we share the meeting time and place.... this is basically a hold on notice as full details will be shared tomorrow (Friday) but it will be worth the wait... we will be wandering with the fabulous Blake Morris who will be in New Y…

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April 2024 First Sunday

Dear friends, loiterers and random Spring bloomers

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

Meet 2pm outside Manchester Art Gallery on Mosely Street this Sunday 7th April. Together we we explore the city, make new connections and search for wonder on the streets.

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March 2024 First Sunday

Dear friends and fellow loiterers

I hope you have found something delightful this leap year day. I’ve been enjoying the first Spring flowers which bring joy and comfort; all things shall pass

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and of course that means its time for us to gather for a communal wan…

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February update

Hello everyone

Its First Sunday, This Sunday and time to wander together again.

I’m sorry to be late getting the details out this month but this has been a tumultuous week and I wasn’t sure what to do. The answer, of course, is to keep going and seek new directions….

Lets gather at on…

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February 2024 First Sunday

Dear friends and lovers of loitering

It's First Sunday, This Sunday and so we shall be wandering, but I am afraid circumstances beyond my control mean I cant share details quite yet. Tech stuff also means I may not be able to update the website in time so if you want to know what we are doing and…

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January 2024 First First Sunday

 Dear friends in loitering

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and so time for a wander to welcome in 2024 together. We’ll be meeting 2pm Sunday January 7th at Stevenson Square – we’ll be near the disused toilets on the traffic island near Fred Aldous. The direction and speed will be divined by u…

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December 2023 A Wander with Words from Phil Smith

Dear friends and beloved loiterers

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday, and our final communal drift of 2023. To see the year out in style we will be guided by the words of the Loiterers friend and inspiration Phil Smith. Phil is an exemplary mythogeographer, writer, artist and occasional crabman: h…

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November 2023 A Wander with GM Right to Roam

Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

It’s First Sunday, This Sunday so time for a communal wander.

This time I am delighted that we will be walking with our friends and comrades from GM Right To Roam. We’ll be going to explore the domain of more excellent folk, The Friends of Ryebank Fields.

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October 2023 First Sunday Slight Detour - its on a Wednesday

Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday, and so time for another wonderful wander together… except not quite.

Occasionally we do indulge in a little time slippage, and a few folk have been asking for an evening derive or a weeknight drift and so we will be meeting o…

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September 2023 First Sunday

Dear friends

It’s First Sunday again this Sunday and we will be exploring the new landscape around The Factory / Aviva Studios. Meet us at the entrance on Water Street  M3 4JQ at 2pm this Sunday, 3rd September

Our wander will be guided collectively so I’m quite sure where we end up. E…

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August 2023 First Sunday

Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

August greetings to all. It’s First Sunday again this Sunday and The LRM are continuing to visit spots suggested by each other. Last month we explored Debdale Park and a consensus emerged that this time folk wanted to return to Cheetham Hill. It’s long been a fa…

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WalkCreate Creative Walking event in Liverpool July 27th

I hope this invitation is of interest to you. If you can not attend but would like to talk about how creative walking might be useful to your work, or you would like a copy of the WalkBook please don't hesitate to contact me as I would love to share with you. Please note this is NOT an LRM event but…

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July 2023 First Sunday

Dear friends, lovers and loiterers

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and time for a bit of convivial, critical, creative walking.

I’m delighted we are continuing to wander outside the city centre and have been invited by Matthew and others to explore Debdale Park and its environment in Gorton.


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June 2023 First Sunday

It’s First Sunday, this Sunday and as promised the next few wanders will be at locations requested by loiterers. A return to Media City, Salford Quays and its surrounding environment has been suggested so we will be meeting on Sunday 4th June, 2pm, outside The Imperial War Museum North.


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May 2023 First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday so time for a convivial wander. We're back exploring the city and as ever the direction and pace will be set by whoever joins us. Free, all welcome and absolutely nothing to do with the coronation weekend.
Please find me 2pm Sunday 7th May 2pm at the corner of Shude…

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future wanders

Hello everyone
Thanks to all who came on the Whalley Range wander on First Sunday. The conversations were so rich, listening to comments and emails I think we will probably alternate monthly between the city centre and further afield for a while so hopefully we can accomodate everyones interest…

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April 2023 First Sunday

 Dear friends in loitering


I hope you are enjoying Spring. It’s First Sunday, This Sunday and so time to wander together.

Folk have been asking to explore outside the city centre and there was a suggestion for different loiterers to facilitate walks where they live, and so I thought I…

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First Sunday March 2023

Dear friends,

It’s First Sunday This Sunday and so time for a loiter. Join us 2pm this Sunday, 5th March, outside the entrance to MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry) on Liverpool Road. Taking inspiration from the worlds of science and magic we will wander together and speak to the streets. It…

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Victory for Our Irwell and the Ralli Quays towpath Campaign

Campaigners have won access to the River Irwell at Ralli Quays in Salford. Working together as “Our Irwell” they have successfully overturned plans to divert the public right of way through a hotel lobby.

Developers Legal and General have amended their plans and they now include the guarantee…

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