Friday 10th November 11am-1pm 

Sheffield and online.

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

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Jen will lead an interactive workshop to introduce The Hubbub Way of working with kindness & equity at the heart. Jen has over 30 years experience of co-creation with a wide range of people, especially those with additional needs & disabilities. Expect to have fun & open up your ways of thinking & doing things.The workshop will be practical, accessible & experiantial - modelling our practice & how we work in the studio / space. One practitioner who trained in The Hubbub Way said ' this has changed my practice & the way I see the world'. Another said 'essential training'. 

Click here to watch Jen's Recent TED X talk

Click here to watch the Hubbub Way training 

Click here to watch an introduction to the Hubbub Way 

About this activity 

Event type: Workshop.

Age guidance: This activity is suitable for all ages.

Content warning: None.

Duration: This activity is 120 minutes long. 

Interval: This activity has an interval. 

Pre/post event activity: This activity has a post-show discussion and time for questions throughout 

Tickets: This workshop is free. Tickets are available to book through Eventbrite. 


During this workshop there will be accessible language and physical demonstrations.

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 Jen Sumner and Hubbub Theatre

Jen is founder & Artistic Director of Hubbub Theatre Company based in Derby, specialising co-led, co-creative practice with learning disabled, autistic & neurodivergent children, young people & adults at professional & community level. Our trained company create original, accessible physical & visual performances for indoor & outdoor venues - we also offer training programmes & workshops. We base our work on our values: Collaboration, Integrity, Commitment, Creativity & Kindness, for our selves, each other & the planet we live on.


Twitter: @HubbubTheatre

Instagram: @HubbubTheatre

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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