Thursday 9th November 8pm - 9pm 

Sheffield and online 

All online links will be sent half an hour before the start time

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Islands of Solace is presented as a kind of 'holiday presentation' as I lead the audience through my exploration of places across Sheffield as I move around in my wheelchair. Through photographs, commentary and poetry, I show the audience how one can become a Flâneur and appreciate the common, daily things around them.


Joe Peake (Personal assistant)

About this activity

Event type: Performance

Age guidance: This activity is recommended for ages 15+.  

Content warning: This activity contains some strong language.

Duration: This activity is 60 minutes long. 

Interval: This activity has a short interval.

Pre/post event activity: This activity has a short post show discussion. 

Tickets: Tickets cost £5 - £40 and are available to purchase through Eventbrite. Your ticket will also provide you with access to all online events. Please make sure to book your place on any other workshops.


All workshops and performances in the Social Model…& More Festival will include:

  • In person BSL interpretation 

  • In person level access and accessible toilets 

  • In person dedicated calm room

  • The option to attend online

  • Online performances will include BSL interpretation and captioning. 

Access at Theatre Deli Sheffield

Access at Theatre Deli’s Sheffield venue includes level access throughout, a dedicated calm room, a hearing loop and accessible toilets. If you have any specific access requirements you would like us to be aware of, please email [email protected]

Covid 19

Please note that we have taken the following precautions to protect audiences from the spread of Covid-19:

  • Reduced capacity for all in person events
  • Provided online options for all events
  • Encouraging audiences, artists and staff to wear masks to in person events if they are able to

Find out more about The Disabled Flâneur 

I am a Sheffield-based artist and writer, currently working on a practice based PhD. My work questions the complex relationship of disability and urban ethnography, how Flânerie and psychogeographic practices can help us shift our perspectives and relationship to urban space and place.

Facebook: /PhilWaterworth

Instagram: @waterworthphil

The Social Model…& More Festival 

Taking place across Theatre Deli's Sheffield and London venues in November 2023, the festival, which has been curated by artist Caroline Mawer, explores new perspectives on disability and the relationship between disabled people and the world around them.

Find out more about The Social Model…& More Festival here

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