04 Oct 2018 | THE LRM

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 a sock on it! For our Sunday October 7th derive let us be guided by the markers and monuments throughout our city(s). Our guides also include our collective playfulness, feelings and instincts to reshape and re-co...

01 Sep 2018 | THE LRM

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 meet on Wilmslow Road, outside the shell of Hardy's Well. Meet us there at 2pm. In October we will be walking across the world with colleagues for STEP, more details soon: https://www.facebook.com/events/204570...

04 Aug 2018 | THE LRM

August First Sunday

hello dear friends and loiterers due to a wibble in time August's First Sunday is shifting to Thursday evening - 9th August - details tbc and with apologies for the lack of blog communication. you can also get info from twitter @thelrm facebook the loiterers resistance movement and email [email protected] cheers Morag x

01 Jul 2018 | THE LRM

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.... email  [email protected]  twitter @thelrm facebook group the loiterers resistance movement Why yes, it's First Sunday this Sunday and it's taken me a little bit by surprise. If you fancy joining us for ...

01 Jun 2018 | THE LRM

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, Ju...

03 May 2018 | THE LRM

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 Paris, 19681 in a typically low-fi and meandering fashion. Our relationship to the SI2 is not uncritical3, but they had some amazing ideas (and excellent slogans4) which still resonate and as psychogeographer...

29 Mar 2018 | THE LRM

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 however have a starting point: 2pm by the giant bike outside Deansgate station. As ever all our welcome to join us, we'll walk for about 2 hours in a direction decided collectively and then find somewhere to sit and s...

03 Mar 2018 | THE LRM

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…...

01 Feb 2018 | THE LRM

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 #psychogeography The LRM way http:...

04 Jan 2018 | THE LRM

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 Manches...

02 Dec 2017 | THE LRM

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 exp...

02 Nov 2017 | THE LRM

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 you want to travel with other loiterers we will get the first tram after 1.30 from St Peters Square. All very welcome, please note the email on our website isnt working so if you have any questions or need to ge...

12 Oct 2017 | THE LRM

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...

29 Sep 2017 | THE LRM

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 involved with amazing stuff and heartily support you all and therefore we'll be enjoying one our occasional temporal shimmies. First Sunday derive will be shifting to the evening of Friday 13th October with more de...

28 Aug 2017 | THE LRM

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 Se...

03 Aug 2017 | THE LRM

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. All welcome, and because the streets belong to everyone it is of course free. Issues around public/private space in Spinningfields means the rhetoric is not strictly true of course, but t...here is nothing to stop fol...

29 Jun 2017 | THE LRM

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 derivin...