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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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First Sunday of 2019

Dear friends and comrades in loitering

We will be welcoming 2019 in with our first First Sunday derive of the year this weekend, 6th January. Please join us for a bimble starting at 2pm Stevenson Square - we'll be on or near the traffic island with the graffiti covered ex-toilet. Whether you are …

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CFP: Geographies of Doctor Who at The RGS-IGB 2019

Dear friends and comrades in loitering

I hope this is interesting to some of you:

 
Call for papers at the RGS-IGB Conference, 28th-30th August 2019 London, UK
Geographies of Doctor Who: Jelly Babies, Bad Wolf and The Junk Yard Inside Me
Session Convenors: Dr Morag Rose (Universit…

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December 2nd First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we are finishing 2018 with a collaboration (and a wish for many more next year should anyone feel like joining us).

We will be walking at a distance with the marvellous Blake Morris for his ongoing A Wander is not a Slog project. https://awanderisnotaslog.wordpress.co…

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December 2nd First Sunday

First Sunday This Sunday and we are finishing 2018 with a collaboration (and a wish for many more next year should anyone feel like joining us).

We will be walking at a distance with the marvellous Blake Morris for his ongoing A Wander is not a Slog project. https://awanderisnotaslog.wordpress.co…

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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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