Monday, 6 June 2016

new website

Dear Friends and fellow loiterers

We finally have a new website - it is very new at the moment and still needs work - but it is live and you can find it at

Thrilled to also be able to announce the first details of Loitering With Intent: The Art and Politics of Walking at The Peoples History Museum

The exhibition opens 23rd July - 14th October.

There will be a full programme of walks, talks, films and more with details to be revealed soon but here are the first three. I am especially pleased as they they feature long term Loitering Inspirations Phil Smith and Robert Douglas Dickinson Please note although these are free events booking is necessary.

Here are the first events:

Manchester Area Psychogeographic: Levitation, Explosions, Exposures
2-4pm Sunday 24rd July 2016

Bob Dickinson, co-founder of Manchester Area Psychogeographic (MAP) talks about the history of Manchester’s first known psychogeographic group. For the first time in 20 years he will show slides taken during MAP’s derives and interventions. These include images taken during their examination of the site of the IRA bomb in Manchester soon after the explosion.

Suitable for all ages but space is limited.

More details and free tickets available here:

What is Psychogeography? Talk and gallery tour
2-4pm Sunday 14th August 2016

This talk and gallery tour will explore what psychogeography is and how wandering can be an artistic or political act. It maps walks from Paris 1968 to contemporary Manchester with deviations to discuss poets, punks, mystics and everyone who fought for our right to roam.

Suitable for all ages but space is limited.

More details and free tickets are available here:

Walking, Touching, Lying with Mythogeography
2-4pm Saturday 27th August 2016

Walking, Touching, Lying. Phil Smith will lead an exploration of the wounds, scars, infections, clues and symbols in the texture of the city’s surfaces. The walk will explore different viewpoint levels, how the surface can ripple and trip, and in what particular gutters to look for dust from Mars.

Suitable for all ages but space is limited. Booking necessary

More details and tickers here: