English Hero Simon Weston Motivates – Monday 8th February 2016


Welsh Guardsman, Simon Weston was on board the RFA Sir Galahad when it was destroyed during the Falkland Islands’ campaign in 1982. Simon is well known for his struggle to overcome his injuries and redefine his role in life. His message is one of triumph over adversity and seizing the moment. He is a brilliant example for the students of Blackburn Central High School.

Simon Speaking Courtesy of Alan Hamer

In the 2016 New Year`s Honours Simon was awarded the CBE for his charitable work. Simon is an inspiring motivational speaker with over 25 years’ experience. As part of Blackburn Central High School’s English Heroes topic Simon will be talking about overcoming adversity, having a positive mental attitude and working hard to achieve his goals.


For further press information please contact Matthew Donaldson on 01254 505700 or email MDonaldson367@bchs.co.uk

For more information about Simon Weston CBE please contact Matthew Fisher, Director of Performing Artistes – London on 020 3740 3640 or email matthew@performingartistes.co.uk

For more information about Blackburn Central High School please visit www.bchs.co.uk

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