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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

Mercy Shibemba - HIV Activist

Episode 6

This week on the show Kelly's chatting to Mercy Shibemba, HIV actvist and campaigner. 

“It’s better to know your status and know the facts, and because of that you should be able to be proud that you can still live a full and happy life” Mercy Shibemba.

Jaime Thurston - Founder and CEO of 52 Lives

Episode 5

This week Kelly's chatting to Jaime Thurston, founder and CEO of 52 Lives. 52 Lives is a charity with kindness at it's core and the mission to help an individual or family for every week of the year.

52 Lives

Fran Beer - Founder and CEO of The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Episode 4

Joining Kelly for a chat this episode is Fran Beer, founder and CEO of the The Beeswax Wrap Co. From local market stall to 1200 sqft workshop, Fran's crafted this business into a huge success.

The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Charlie Bethel - The UK Men's Shed Association

Episode 3

This week Andy's chatting to Charlie Bethel, CEO of the UK Men’s Shed Association. The UKMSA champions and supports the development of safe spaces for men to connect.


Joshua Coombes - #DoSomethingForNothing

Episode 2

Joining Kelly for a chat this episode is Joshua Coombes, founder of the #DoSomethingForNothing movement, which started when Joshua gave a haircut to a homeless man.