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October wanders

October 12, 2017

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

September 29, 2017

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

August 28, 2017

  

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

August 3, 2017

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

June 29, 2017

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

June 2, 2017

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

May 4, 2017

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

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: https://soundcloud.com/lonelady/the-street-is-your-playground-lrm-mix-a-psychogeographical-sat…

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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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