Andy and Max recording in the pod.

Launched in 2022, Tea with the Changemakers is fast becoming essential listening for people from all over the world who want to make a difference.

Inclusive, informative and with unquenchable optimism, each 20-to-30-minute episode takes a deep dive into the way tenacious leaders are tackling the challenges of the day and bringing hope to those without voices.

Tea with the Changemakers is presented by hosts Kelly Evans and Andy Senyszyn. Our specially selected guests include CEO’s, founders, charity leaders, business leaders, activists, campaigners and more. From Beirut to Canada, we have sought out engaging speakers and fascinating stories with a universal relevance for those of us with a thirst for doing things differently.

Recent guests include Kate Lee, CEO of Alzheimer’s Society; domestic violence campaigner, David Challen, HIV activist, Mercy Shibemba; and founder of The Silver Line Helpline and Childline, Dame Esther Rantzen.

Our episodes

Alasdair Stewart - Age UK

Episode 26

“Knock on the door, pick up the phone”

This week on Tea with the Changemakers we’re chatting to Alasdair Stewart, director of National Services at Age UK and manager of The Silver Line Helpline.

Tracey Secker - The Haven Wolverhapton

Episode 25

This week on the podcast we’re chatting to Tracey Secker, enterprise manager at The Haven Wolverhampton, the independent charity which supports women and dependent children who are affected by domestic abuse and homelessness.

Maggie Norris - The Big House

Episode 24

This week Andy’s chatting with accomplished actress Maggie Norris who founded The Big House, a theatre company that focuses on supporting care leavers and young people within society.

Jill Tolfrey - The Fire Fighters Charity

Episode 23

“Health and well-being should not hard work” - Dr Jill Tolfrey, The Fire Fighters Charity
This week on Tea with the Changemakers, Kelly’s chatting with Dr Jill Tolfrey, Chief Executive of The Fire Fighters Charity- the organisation that offers specialist lifelong support for active and retired firefighters. 

Kate Wareham - The Choir with No Name

Episode 22

This week on Tea with the Changemakers Kelly’s chatting with the Chief Executive of The Choir with No Name, Kate Wareham. The Choir with No Name was founded on the premise that singing makes you feel good and invites those who are homeless, displaced, or marginalised in society to sing, build connections and confidence.

As mentioned in this episode, check out The Choir with No Name's performance of 'This is Me' here!