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Honest conversations that give us all a voice.The 4 Calling Birds are: * Hayley Clapham - Voiceover artist and lover of spreadsheets * Natalie Spence - Actress and singer * Meredith Hepner Chapman - PR Guru and lover of making short stories long * Steven Carter Bailey - British Bake Off Queen and resident agony uncle

Honest conversations that give us all a voice.The 4 Calling Birds are: * Hayley Clapham - Voiceover artist and lover of spreadsheets * Natalie Spence - Actress and singer * Meredith Hepner Chapman - PR Guru and lover of making short stories long * Steven Carter Bailey - British Bake Off Queen and resident agony uncle

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Honest conversations that give us all a voice.The 4 Calling Birds are: * Hayley Clapham - Voiceover artist and lover of spreadsheets * Natalie Spence - Actress and singer * Meredith Hepner Chapman - PR Guru and lover of making short stories long * Steven Carter Bailey - British Bake Off Queen and resident agony uncle

Language:

English

Contact:

07950272668


Episodes

Season 2 Finale - It's a sad farewell to Hayley

2/5/2022
On this episode.... The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) discuss their favourite episodes and guests from Season 2. Along with chatting about everything from cold water swimming, Wylding Wear, The Golden Girls, how the Birds all met and Natalie's hot boyfriend, Ryan Plus....it's Hayley's last episode. Have your tissues at the ready. Enjoy the episode and the 4 Calling Birds will be back for Season 3. Keep an eye on our socials for more details.... Want to get in touch...

Duration:00:59:58

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 7 - Fran Bacon "The Fashion Lift"

1/18/2022
On this episode.... The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) are chatting discussing fashion and are joined by the ultimate go to Fashion Guru..... Join Meredith Hepner as she chats to mega Fashion Influencer Fran Bacon of The Fashion Lift. The Fashion Lift started as a blog sharing key trends, practical and stylish finds and capsule wardrobe essentials. Fran became a key player amongst the Instagram fashionistas and was soon approached about collaborations by brands such...

Duration:01:33:18

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 6 - Grief with Sarah Nicholson

1/6/2022
On this episode.... The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) are chatting about grief and trying to break down the taboo of discussing death. We thought we would start the new year on a light note.... Join Steven Carter Bailey as he chats to friend of the podcast, Sarah Nicholson. You might remember Sarah from our Adoption Stories episodes. They are well worth going back to listen to if you missed them. The topic of conversation between Steven and Sarah - Grief and how...

Duration:01:56:08

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 4 - Doctor Yogi Andrew McGonigle

12/17/2021
On this episode.... The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith & Natalie. Sadly no Steven this week) are chatting about yoga. Natalie Spence is joined by yoga and anatomy teacher Andrew McGonigle aka Doctor Yogi. Andrew chats about the anatomy, the benefits of yoga and Fascia. It's a truly "Fascia-nating" interview. After the interview, Natalie joins the rest of The Birds back in the studio to chat about their yoga experiences and what they took from the interview with Andrew. And of course,...

Duration:01:12:52

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 4 - Adoption Stories with Sue Hampton

11/16/2021
On this episode.... Back in Season 1 we spoke to Sarah, who told us all about her experience in tracing and meeting her birth mother Sue. In this episode we hear from Sue, who bravely and eloquently tells her story. After the interview, Hayley then joins the rest of The Birds back in the studio to discuss. If you or anyone you know needs support or further information on adoption or tracing birth families, please find some resources...

Duration:00:49:37

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 3 - Award winning author M G Leonard

11/11/2021
On this episode.... It's a bit of a change from the norm - Meredith is flying solo and it's a special feature length episode with an exclusive interview with award winning children's author M G Leonard. M G Leonard is the bestselling writer of books such as Beetle Boy, The Twitchers and The Adventures on Trains series. She burst in to bookshops in 2016 with her debut book - Beetle Boy. The success of Beetle Boy led to her becoming Vice President of the insect charity - BugLife. Her books...

Duration:01:08:47

4 Calling Birds - Halloween Special Episode

10/31/2021
On this episode.... Producer Jeremy has a special Halloween treat lined up for the 4 Calling Birds.... Join The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) in a haunted house, chatting about ghost stories, scary movies and what to do with your pumpkins. Plus Hayley shows off her very special talent. Thank you to everyone that sent in their ghost stories - we were absolutely terrified by all of them and we had to pick the best three of the bunch to go on the podcast. Get in touch...

Duration:01:02:22

4 Calling Birds - Season 2 Episode 2 - Tarot Reading with Anna Johnston

10/26/2021
On this episode.... The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) are chatting all things Tarot. Hayley Clapham is joined by Tarot Reader Anna Johnston where Hayley has her Tarot Cards read. Don 't be a cynic and immediately think of Jane Seymour in Live & Let Die as that was a movie and this is real. After the interview, Hayley then joins the rest of The Birds back in the studio to discuss her Tarot Reading, how the experience was for her and what the Birds thought of the...

Duration:01:14:40

4 Calling Birds Episode One - Season Two Opener and Abi Wright from Festival of The Girl

10/5/2021
The Birds are back! The 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) are back for a second season bringing you more honest conversations, interviews and plenty of laughs along the way. We've missed you all so much and it's great to be back. On this episode The Birds chat about what they've been up to during the Summer break along with giving you a little sneak peak at what we've got coming up on Season 2. Natalie Spence is also joined by Abi Wright from Festival of The Girl to talk...

Duration:01:04:49

4 Calling Birds Summer Special

7/22/2021
The 4 Calling Birds are back for a Summer Special to tide you over until Season 2 in September. The Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) chat about what they've been up to since the end of Season 1 and discuss their favourite Summer holiday memories. Producer Jeremy then gives each of them a "Would You Rather" question along with asking them for their most embarrassing stories. Chatting everything from Christianity to drunk Mums to dodgy Insta DMs to flashing David Cameron. Plus...

Duration:01:10:36

4 Calling Birds Episode 12 - Season Finale

6/6/2021
On this weeks episode - Our Season Finale Join the 4 Calling Birds (Hayley, Meredith, Natalie & Steven) for our season finale as they discuss best and worst season finales and painful/ painfully break ups. They also receive a question from a special guest..... We hope you have enjoyed the first season of 4 Calling Birds Podcast and we can't to see you again in September for Season Two. If you have a story to tell and would like to be a guest on the podcast then...

Duration:00:39:03

4 Calling Birds Episode Eleven - Katherine Haber MBE

5/18/2021
On this weeks episode - Katherine Haber MBE One of the 4 Calling Birds, Meredith Hepner Chapman, is joined by Katherine Haber MBE. Katy talks about being the daughter of Holocaust survivors, her early years and how she got in to the film industry. We also hear what it was like to work with Sam Peckinpah (Convoy, Strawdogs, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid) and how Bob Dylan didn't understand continuity. How Katy met Steve McQueen and how she was his only "girl friend." And, of course, Blade...

Duration:01:14:07

4 Calling Birds Episode Ten - Mental Health

5/10/2021
On this weeks episode - Jo-Anna Sell, Founder of KIND, chats mental health One of the 4 Calling Birds, Hayley Clapham, is joined by Jo-Anna Sell. Founder of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Training Company, KIND. Jo chats to Hayley openly about her own experiences with mental health, helping others and what led her to start up KIND Afterwards, Hayley joins the rest of the Birds to discuss the interview. Along with chatting about their own personal experiences with mental...

Duration:01:22:16

4 Calling Birds Episode Nine - Amy Nicholson

5/3/2021
On this weeks episode - "The Girl in the van" Amy Nicholson One of the 4 Calling Birds, Meredith Hepner Chapman, is joined by Amy Nicholson. When the pandemic hit Amy took the opportunity to take off on an adventure in her van. She soon fell in love with the free and simple life on the road and a second journey beckoned. Amy chats openly and honestly about her life on the road and tells us more about her brand new van build. Later on, one of our other birds, Steven Carter Bailey joins the...

Duration:01:06:31

4 Calling Birds Episode Eight - Random Acts of Kindness

4/26/2021
On this weeks episode - Random Acts of Kindness The Birds are discussing random acts of kindness, from paying it forward with coffee to paying someone a compliment. It's an episode jam packed with kindness and positivity. With maybe a couple of swearwords in there somewhere.......... Thank you to everyone for sending in their random acts of kindness, the ones featured on this weeks episode were provided by (In order of appearance...) 4 Calling Birds - Honest conversations that give us all...

Duration:00:53:01

4 Calling Birds Episode Seven - Toby Anstis

4/19/2021
One of the 4 Calling Birds, Meredith Hepner-Chapman, is joined by 90's legend Toby Anstis talking all things broom cupboard, celebs and Heart radio. We then join the rest of the Calling Birds to discuss the interview and exchange experiences. Enormous thanks to Toby! *********************************************************************************** 4 Calling Birds - Honest conversations that give us all a voice. The 4 Calling Birds are: Hayley Clapham - Voice over artist Natalie...

Duration:01:08:56

4 Calling Birds Episode Six - A Mid Season Reflection

4/12/2021
This week, all the birds get together for a mid season virtual social and a bit of a reflection of past episodes. Jeremy The Producer has furnished all the birds with questions to answer and discuss. *********************************************************************************** 4 Calling Birds - Honest conversations that give us all a voice. The 4 Calling Birds are: Hayley Clapham - Voice over artist Natalie Spence - Singer and Actress Steven Carter Bailey - Great British Bake...

Duration:00:33:47

4 Calling Birds Episode Five - Adoption Stories with Sarah Nicholson

4/6/2021
One of the 4 Calling Birds, Hayley Clapham, is joined by Theatre professional Sarah Nicholson who has very generously shared her adoption story with us and the process she went through to find her birth Mother, Sue. We then join the rest of the Calling Birds to discuss the interview and exchange experiences. Enormous thanks and big love to Sarah & Sue, so grateful that we could share your story. *********************************************************************************** 4...

Duration:01:00:30

4 Calling Birds Bake-a-Long Special

4/2/2021
We join the 4 Calling Birds in their kitchens for this very special bonus episode bake-a-long! The long suffering and very patient Steven Carter-Bailey guides the birds through his cheese cake recipe... join in and create your very own Easter cheesecake! Steven Carter-Baileys 4CallingBirds Easter Cheesecake INGREDIENTS For the base: 250g Digestive biscuits 100g unsalted butter - melted 1 heaped dessert spoon of Biscoff (optional) For the cheesecake mix: 300ml double cream 1 tsp...

Duration:00:36:47

4 Calling Birds Episode Four - The Transformation Process

3/29/2021
One of the 4 Calling Birds, Natalie Spence, is joined by actor and creative from Oxfordshire Bella Bosch along with actress from Leeds Sophie Emmitt to chat about the Transformation Process with life coach Ashlie Walker. We then join the rest of the Calling Birds to discuss the interview and exchange experiences. *********************************************************************************** 4 Calling Birds - Honest conversations that give us all a voice. The 4 Calling Birds...

Duration:01:02:05