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May First Sunday: #DistanceDrift with Sonia Overall

Dear friends, lovers and fellow loiterers
TL;DR 10am Sunday we will walk together with Sonia Overall
How are you feeling today?
 
It feels really hard to start conversations with you at the moment, not a problem I often encounter, but to say I hope this finds you well sounds trite and all the l…

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Today's Script

Here is the text of the script by Blake Morris which we will walk today together and alone
https://thisisnotaslog.com/20-52
 
" A Walk Around The Block.
I take my inspiration from the streets.
Merrie England Solitary
Walkers Recasting Romantic walking practices 'to the agitation and unrest of our…

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2020 Walking Alone Together April's First Sunday

   

Dear friends, loiterers and fellow wanderers
I hope this finds you as OK as anyone can be in these difficult and troubling times.
 
As you know The LRM gather on the First Sunday of every month to walk creatively together, make connections, engage with our environment and as…

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April 2020 First Sunday: Walking Alone Together

Hello friends, 

Just a placeholder. There WILL be a walk for First Sunday in this strange social distant days, although obviously it will not be  "normal" as we cant meet.... Full details tomorrow, but be ready 2pm BST Sunday wherever you are xx

March First Sunday

First Sunday, This Sunday and so the perfect time for some curious, collective wanders exploring Manchester #psychogeography.

Find us 2pm 1.3.20 in Sackville Gardens near the Turing statue. All welcome + free because the streets belong to everyone. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you ha…

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February 2020 First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we will be starting 2pm 2nd February in All Saints Park, Oxford Road, because I realise with some surprise we have never actually started there before. Our wanders will be guided using an undated version of an old favourite derive prompt. As ever all are welcome and its …

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First First Sunday Wander of 2020

Hello dearhearts and fellow travellers
It's First Sunday this Sunday and so we will, as is customary, greet the new year with a wander and a wonder. Please join me and whoever else turns up at 2pm, 5th January, at Greengate Square Salford.
 
 
We'll be there for 10 minutes or s…

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Decembers First Sunday

Greetings dear friends and fellow loiterers
 
First Sunday This Sunday and we will be gathering for our last wander of the year. The location has been chosen by request, we also explored the area at night last month and we will be marking change in our own curious way.
 

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Novembers First Sunday and PSPO Update / Call for Help

First Sunday This Sunday.... and we will be with lots of other creative wanderers at Walkings New Movement in Plymouth. So instead we will meet for a mid week night time derive.....
 
Join us 7pm Wednesday November 6th in Cutting Room Square Ancoats. Please try and be prompt as we will …

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Octobers First Sunday

Hello friends and fellow loiterers

As promised here are details of Octobers First Sunday, actually happening on the Second Sunday because, well, we like to make things up as we go along....

We will be meeting 11am outside Fred Aldous on Stephenson Square for a performative, participartory wand…

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September First Sunday and Other Adventures....

Good morning loiterers
Its First Sunday this Sunday and so we will be wandering together in central Mcr, meeting 2pm in Piccadilly Gardens on Sunday 1st September.
in the meantime a few other points of hopeful interest:
  1. This Friday in London The three Doctors (Phil Smith Jo Norcup and I…

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Augusts First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and a return to "normal" service
after last months walk in a park.
Heeding calls to explore Cheetham Hill Road and its environment we'll be meeting Sunday 4th August 2pm outside The Park Inn (early loiterers can admire our old friend The Irk; we wont be in the hot…

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July 2019 First Sunday, a Walk in a Park

First Sunday This Sunday and as suggested we are going somewhere different....
Lets explore Heaton Park. We'll catch the first tram after 2pm from St Peters Square tram stop (it should be 14.11 if things are on time). It arrives at Heaton Park 23ish minutes later - so if you want to meet us at t…

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July First Sunday and King Street Festival

 First Sunday This Sunday and we're starting in a rather peculiar way...

I'll be on the histories soapbox at the Kings St Festival at 2pm Sunday 2nd June (I think the stage is by Tast) where I'll be talking about Manchester psychogeographies, fights for access and public space plus some other …

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May First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and so time for a wander..... thinking about (amongst other things) temporality and transit lets meet at Piccadilly Station again, 2pm at the Fairfield St exit on Sunday 5th May. All welcome and free to join us xx

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today

Hi everyone

Aprils derive is today, 11th April, meeting 6pm at the Fairfield St entrance to Piccadilly Station. Apologies for the late notice, as explained I cant always access this site. To keep up to date please check @thelrm or facebook the loiterers resistance movement or email mlrose@thelrm.…

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April First Sunday

Hello everyone

Aprils First Sunday is going to be slightly postponed, I will update you as soon as possible, i cant always access this blog so if you want to check whats happening this month (or any month) please tweet @thelrm email mlrose@thelrm.org or post to the facebook group "the loiterers r…

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March First Sunday

First Sunday this Sunday and so time for a wander.... I've had a few requests for one of our occasional weeknight loiters as a some folk struggle with Sundays. There's also been several suggestions to explore places we haven't been to before and so the two combine to create March's event.

We will…

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February First Sunday: UPDATE

First Sunday, this Sunday. Yay! Its going to be a very unstructured wander today, following hearts, noses, instincts.... meet us 2pm at the Green Wall, Deansgate (by the metrolink lift)…. be lovely to see you there x

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February First Sunday and Folk Horrors

It's First Sunday This Sunday and so we will be gathering for a wander, although as many of you know I struggle walking in snow and ice so for me this is contingent on the weather. I'll update on Sunday morning, if I can't make the walk I will at least share some instructions. If anyone else fancies…

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