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Tag: Simon Weston

  • Thursday, July 21st 2022 - 09:52 UTC

    Veteran Simon Weston will visit the Falklands next February on the “Balmoral”

    Veteran Simon is well-known for his charity work and as a motivational speaker and broadcaster after he sustained serious burns to over 46% of his body

    Falklands War Veteran Simon Weston CBE will be visiting the Islands next 22 February when Fred Olsen Cruise Lines “Balmoral” calls at Stanley. The cruise will be next year on an epic 78-night voyage to South America and Antarctica, with Weston joining the trip for fourteen nights and sharing with fellow travelers his experiences during and after the Falklands war.

  • Wednesday, March 2nd 2016 - 08:00 UTC

    Falklands' veteran Simon Weston 'so proud' to be awarded the CBE in Honors List

    “To be given the CBE for charity work means a great deal to me because it's something that I have been very passionate about over the past 33 years,” said Weston.

    Falklands war veteran Simon Weston said he was “so proud” to be awarded the CBE in the New Year Honors list. Mr. Weston, who is already an OBE, said the award “came as a complete surprise”.

  • Monday, October 5th 2015 - 19:23 UTC

    Falklands' veteran Simon Weston launches book on “My Life; My Story”

    Simon Weston: My Life; My Story, Chequer Mead, East Grinstead, Friday, October 16, 7.30pm, £15 (£13), 01342 302000, www.chequermead.org.uk

    A Falklands' war veteran who survived the bombing of his ship when most of those on board were killed takes to the stage to tell the story of his life. In “My Life; My Story”, which comes to East Grinstead's Chequer Mead on Friday, October 16, Simon Weston OBE, will share truths about the conflict, the day the RFA Sir Galahad was attacked and the impact the event and its consequences have had since.

  • Friday, March 21st 2014 - 09:35 UTC

    Falklands' veteran Simon Weston featured at the National Portrait Gallery

    The People’s Portrait, a unique collaboration between the National Portrait Gallery and the BBC

    The National Portrait Gallery in London and the BBC unveiled their first joint painted portrait commission – of Falklands War veteran Simon Weston by artist Nicky Philipps. Weston was voted last September by viewers of BBC One’s The One Show as the public figure who most deserved to have his picture displayed at the National Portrait Gallery.