Manchester Climate Change Conference 2018

Lindsey took to the stage (quite literally) at Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre to host the 2018 Manchester Climate Change Conference. Now in its fifth year, the focus of the summit was to launch the adoption of a new science-based carbon budget for Manchester.  As well as chairing the event, Lindsey also hosted an expert climate…

BBC Radio 4 – the best of Natural History Radio

Continuing her outstanding year on BBC Radio 4, Lindsey is delighted to be presenting the current series of Living World from the Archives. Following in the footsteps of Chris Packham and Brett Westwood, Lindsey looks back at some of the great moments from the long running natural history series, as well as offering recent news…

Lindsey hosts BBC Climate Change Debate

Lindsey was delighted to chair the ‘Climate Change Debate’ as part of the BBC Sustainability Season in Salford. Broadcast on BBC Live and to an invited audience, Lindsey hosted the event with panel guests James Honeyborne (Executive Producer Blue Planet II), Alice Larkin (Professor of Climate Science and Energy Policy at the Tyndall Centre for…

BBC Radio 4 – Opening Night, Liverpool

Liverpool’s famous Everyman Theatre is the backdrop for this months Opening Night on BBC Radio 4. Returning to present the popular series that gives listeners a backstage pass to the best in theatre, playwriting and live performance across the UK, Lindsey asks whether class-based political theatre has been replaced by our modern concerns with race,…

Andy Burnham’s Green Summit

Lindsey was asked to host the afternoon session of Andy Burnham’s Green Summit, live in Manchester. As the city aims to bring forward the date it will become carbon neutral, The Mayor of Manchester and an team of expert panellists answered Lindsey’s questions on Energy, Transport, Waste, Natural Capital, Education and Housing.

Lush Summit 2018

Two days of people, passion and pragmatism! Lindsey was delighted to host the Lush Summit with Chris Packham LIVE on the Lush Player on the 14th/15th Febuary 2018. Here’s a taster of what is was all about… Change is Coming…

BBC Radio 4 – Lindsey on Poetry; Live with Jeremy Irons

Lindsey made her BBC Radio 4 debut as part of the BBC Contains Strong Language Festival of Poetry and Spoken Word in Hull, UK City of Culture 2017. Written and presented by Lindsey, Hull: A City of Poets in its Own Words featured Jeremy Irons and Julie Hesmondhalgh voicing iconic poems exploring the poetic heritage of the city of Hull. Performed…

Springwatch Unsprung

Lindsey presents Springwatch Unsprung (BBC Two) alongside Chris Packham from the glorious Sherborne Estate in Gloucestershire. Exploring and championing British wildlife, the show is built on audience interaction through social media. Featuring celebrity interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, scientific exploration and wildlife quizzes, Springwatch Unsprung places the viewer at the heart of UK wildlife. Showcasing user generated footage,…

Ecologist Interview

Lindsey spoke to Elizabeth Wainwright – Nature Editor at The Ecologist – about poetry, Blue Planet II and the importance of diverse voices in the fight against climate change. Lindsey believes strongly in the important role that nature plays in both our physical and mental well being. Even when we’re not able to physically immerse…

BBC Radio 4 – Opening Night

Broadcast from a new town or city each month, Opening Night gives listeners a back stage pass to the best in theatre, playwriting and live performance across the UK. Having grown up with the theatre and arts scene in Hull, Lindsey was keen to present the December episode. At the climax of an eventful year…

Backstage at BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need raises money for disadvantaged children and young people around the UK. Having taken part in a number of fundraising events over the years, Lindsey was thrilled to be asked to host the backstage area at the Children in Need Appeal Show 2017. In a fun packed evening, Lindsey caught up with Rochelle and Marvin Humes, Peter…

BBC Opera Passion – A World First in Broadcasting…

In partnership with BBC Arts and Tomorrow’s World Lindsey presented #OperaPassionDay live from the Museum of Science and Industry. Broadcasting 3 live streams through the day, Lindsey explored the relationship between Science and Art through the medium of Opera. Attempting a world first in broadcasting, the team wanted to shatter a wine glass LIVE using…

Trees for Learning Launch

City of Trees – the charitable organisation re-invigorating Greater Manchester’s landscape by planting a tree for every man, woman and child – has begun the process of planting 60,000 trees with 350 local primary schools. Joined by 250 children and 50 staff at St Charles RC Primary School in Swinton, Lindsey launched the initiative on 7 November 2017. This…

Keynote Speaker – Hull Literary and Philosophical Society

Lindsey was delighted to be asked to open the Hull Literary and Philosophical Society 2017/18 season of lectures in this UK City of Culture year. Starting with an access all areas journey behind-the-scenes at Springwatch Unsprung, Lindsey then took the opportunity to explore the intrinsic link between the natural world and our own cultural heritage.…

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust – Keynote Speaker

Lindsey is delighted to be giving the keynote speech at the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust AGM on Saturday 14th October 2017. A proud East Yorkshire girl, Lindsey is looking forward to heading home to open this years meeting. See here for details. If you would like to book Lindsey to speak at your event please contact her…

A place for wildlife…

Lindsey was delighted to be asked to support the crowdfunding bid for Green Dragon Eco Farm as they look to expand their grounds to include a British & European Wildlife Reserve that will feature birds of prey, red fox, red squirrel, reindeer, artic fox and pine marten among others. The project aims to support the…

BBC Arts at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Lindsey returned to Edinburgh Festival Fringe with the BBC to discover the very best of what the worlds largest Arts Festival has to offer in 2017. Celebrating its 70th anniversary year, Lindsey went behind-the-scenes and tried her hand at everything for jaw dropping Circus performance to Game of Thrones Musicals, to haunting tradition music with renowned…

BBC Arts at Hay Literary Festival 2017

Working alongside the BBC Arts Digital team, Lindsey anchored four live broadcasts from the Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature and the Arts.  Guests included Dr. Helen Czerski, Amanda Owen (The Yorkshire Shepherdess), renowned philosopher Peter Singer and Festival Director Peter Florence, CBE.

Get Creative Live

Never one to shy away from a challenge, Lindsey embarked on three live online broadcasts for the Get Creative weekend. Starting off at Sadler’s Wells – the home of Dance in the UK – Lindsey joined forces with experts and dancers from BBC Young Dancer to examine our relationship with different dance forms. See what you…

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Lindsey was delighted to open the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition at Beverley Art Gallery. On display as part of Hull UK City of Culture, this spectacular exhibition champions honest and ethical wildlife photography. Now in its 52nd year, the competition presents images from both professional and amateur photographers that have been…

Winterwatch Online Takeover

Winterwatch offered something a little bit different this year with Lindsey’s one day digital takeover… Through a series of special Facebook Live broadcasts, Instagram stories and Snapchat stories Lindsey took a look around RSPB Arne, interviewed Michaela Strachan in the production village and sneaked into the live studio. She dropped in on Martin Hughes-Games and the crew for a behind-the-scenes…

The 1975 live with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

When rock-pop chart toppers The 1975 played an exclusive gig with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, they only had one rehearsal day. Lindsey went to meet the boys to find out how you combine a 90-piece Orchestra with one of the UK’s biggest bands of the moment. Check out the live Orchestra tour and Q&A with…

BBC DreamLive at Shakespeare’s Globe, London

To end her inaugural season as Artistic Director at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, Emma Rice staged a sell-out performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Joining the BBC once again, Lindsey was given unprecedented backstage access to this incredible Theatre venue, taking audiences on an exclusive behind-the-scenes live experience. Broadcasting across social media and the BBC website, Lindsey…

Springwatch Unsprung 2016

Lindsey appeared alongside Chris Packham to present Springwatch Unsprung live on BBC Two from RSPB Minsmere in Suffolk. Springwatch Unsprung is a live, audience-centred TV show celebrating the very best of UK wildlife. Interacting with the huge audience response across social media, Lindsey explores viewers photographs, videos, comment and questions. Alongside live interviews, films and an art challenge, Chris…

Lindsey’s BBC #Macbethathon

Lindsey presented the BBC Shakespeare and BBC Live #Macbethathon at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2016. Her challenge was to see as many interpretations of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as possible in 12 hours. Performances included an R’n’B Macbeth by TWIST Theatre (in collaboration with the Hackney Empire), a sock puppet version by Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre, and everything in-between. Lindsey managed a massive…

BBC Shakespeare Day LIVE

Shakespeare Lives is an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s work on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Lindsey was delighted to be the digital presenter for BBC Shakespeare Day LIVE in Stratford-upon-Avon, the inaugural day of Shakespeare Lives. Using Facebook Live and Periscope as well as videos,…

Big Blue UK

Lindsey joins Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and a team of marine enthusiasts to follow the animals arriving and thriving in British waters this summer in Big Blue UK. Lindsey will be delving into extraordinary stories of marine life around the UK and meeting the people who conserve it. The series will also catch up each day with news from…

Songs of Praise

Lindsey joined John Craven and the Songs of Praise team (BBC1) to present a special feature about one of her favourite birds – the swift. Swifts are summertime visitors to the UK and spend most of their lives on the wing. They eat, mate and even sleep whilst flying and only land in order to raise…

Sky Sports – ZEO Netball Superleague Semi Finals

Having played Netball since the age of 8 and being a huge fan of the sport, Lindsey was delighted to work with Sky Sports as Courtside Reporter for the ZEO Netball Superleague Semi-finals in Manchester. A closely fought match resulted in home side Manchester Thunder beating visitors Team Bath by 43 goals to 37. Watch Lindsey’s…