02 Aug 2020 | THE LRM

August 2020 Walking Today

  The general theme for today's walk is our relationship with the “natural” landscape. We’ll be thinking about flora, fauna, greenspace amidst our everyday environment and as ever you are welcome to interpret the instructions however, and wherever you choose. Please do remember to be respectful of what ever else is happening in the space you explore. Please be safe and take care of yourself and others, this includes following whatever your local guidelines around Covid19 are &nb...

30 Jul 2020 | THE LRM

August 2020 First Sunday

Hello everyone It’s first Sunday, this Sunday and so time to walk together again. As I explained last month we will continue with the physically disconnected methods for now so everyone who wants to can join in, wherever they are, inside or out....

02 Jul 2020 | THE LRM

July 2020 First Sunday Walk

Dear friends  It’s first Sunday, This Sunday and so time for some creative walking experiments and psychogeography in action.  You can join in anywhere, anytime, from 2pm BST on Sunday 5th July when we will revisit an old favourite by...

18 Jun 2020 | THE LRM

21st June Social

Hello everyone As people have been asking lets have a virtual brew / beer and blether for any Loiterers who fancy it this Sunday, 21st June, 2pm via zoom. If you have been reading the city or just wandering through lockdown in your head be lovely to h...

01 May 2020 | THE LRM

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 lines I usually cherish just seem trite. I wonder how you are feeling. I’ve been oscillating between all the emotions it seems; today I yearned for people and places, felt deep sorrow at viral devastatio...

05 Apr 2020 | THE LRM

Today’s Script

Here is the text of the script by Blake Morris which we will walk today together and alonehttps://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 times' A movement into An unknowable future I'm more than a street fighter than a Roman scholar" Text is fragments pasted on a photo of two smiling children on a rug near a fire To join the live WhatsApp g...

28 Feb 2020 | THE LRM

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 have any questions or need more info. The pace + direction is made up as we go along..... We'll leave the park at 2.15 and see where the fancy takes us, having a blether and a brew at the end to share stories. I hope...

30 Jan 2020 | THE LRM

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 free to come and play with us. The walk will be at a pace, and direction, decided by participants and will probably head off in different directions.... It will last around 2 hours, please be punctual because we ...

02 Jan 2020 | THE LRM

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 so before embarking on a metaphysical treasure hunt. All are welcome to join us, and, because the streets belong to everyone, it is of course free to anyone who fancies some Manchester and Salford flavoured psychogeo...

28 Nov 2019 | THE LRM

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.   Please join us this Sunday, December 1st, starting 2pm in Cutting Room Square Ancoats.   For those who wish to join us for the first time or just fancy a refresher here's some useful info. Our walks are alwa...

30 Oct 2019 | THE LRM

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 be moving on by 7.10 and I can't share a route because I don't know where we will be going..... As ever our walk will be free and open to all. For more information please see twitter @thelrm or email [email protected]

09 Oct 2019 | THE LRM

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 Sq...

09 Oct 2019 | THE LRM

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 Sq...

27 Aug 2019 | THE LRM

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: This Friday in London The three Doctors (Phil Smith Jo Norcup and I) present Jelly Babies, Bad Wolf and the Junkyard inside Me: The Geographies of Doctor Who. It's part of the RGS-IGB conference, please dm if you want more details   I'll be at the Fourth World Congress ...

27 Aug 2019 | THE LRM

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: This Friday in London The three Doctors (Phil Smith Jo Norcup and I) present Jelly Babies, Bad Wolf and the Junkyard inside Me: The Geographies of Doctor Who. It's part of the RGS-IGB conference, please dm if you want more details   I'll be at the Fourth World Congress ...

01 Aug 2019 | THE LRM

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 hotel). As ever everyone is welcome and its free because the streets should belong to everyone. The wander will be directed by whoever turns up and after a couple of hours we will stop and have a convivial chat.  ...

01 Aug 2019 | THE LRM

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 hotel). As ever everyone is welcome and its free because the streets should belong to everyone. The wander will be directed by whoever turns up and after a couple of hours we will stop and have a convivial chat.  ...