Tom Weir Sports Historian - Rugby Writer & Consultant UK

What I Do

I specialise in historical sports research and presentations. I also consult on how to improve public spaces for people with disabilities.

Latest Work

See my appearance on a BT Sport Black History Month Special, interviewed by Ugo Monye about James Peters. 

Listen to me on a BBC Radio Special (with John Inverdale) about James Peters, England’s first black rugby player.

Learning Disability & Sports

I am an experienced presenter at various multi-disciplinary academic conferences around the World, discussing my expertise on disability sport. As part of my thesis research I was also involved extensively with Special Olympics GB, supporting their Athlete Leader Programme.

Historian Researcher Consultant​

My research skills and energetic presenting style have been called upon by a variety of TV and radio documentaries, particularly on aspects of rugby history.

I have also done consultation work for clients as varied as the World Rugby Museum, Leicester and Cornwall museums, Special Olympics and currently work with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Specialist Tour Guide

I have over 5 years of tour guiding experience, in London and around the UK, working with families, VIPS and corporate clients. My range includes sporting history tours (obviously), medical history, through to Sherlock Holmes tours.  Find out more at Tallyho Experiences:

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Written Work

Call today! Tom Weir Sport Historian, Researcher, Consultant & Specialist Tour Guide

My Story

My work as a researcher and consultant has built on skills learnt both as a trained historian and working in the City of London. Areas of specialism include conducting Oral Histories, Participatory Research and Historical Research Presentation Skills. I have also consulted on how best to improve museums and public spaces for people with Intellectual Disabilities and Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

If you are interested in working with me, please get in touch: