SINGER songwriter Asher Knight has visited Prince Henry's Grammar School in Otley to talk to students about mental health.

Asher, who has released two successful singles and performed on CBBC's Saturday Live Mash-Up is visiting schools across the UK to teach the students about how they can battle through any mental health struggles.

The performer, from Bradford, discovered his passion for music and singing aged 16 and was initially reluctant to pursue a career in the music industry after suffering from low self-esteem as a child after bad bullying at school.

Asher, who has worked alongside stars including Olly Murs and James Blunt, said: “Speaking to the students at Prince Henry’s Grammar was very rewarding. It’s important to talk about mental health and how it can impact our lives but more importantly if struggling with our own mental health what steps to take, even though not all the students would have experienced mental health problems they were interested which is so important. Afterwards doing a Q&A they asked everything from my take on the football to questions on how I handle my own mental health. It’s incredible to see students understand how it can impact their lives and not trying to hide away from it but face it.”

After two successful singles already released in 2021 which collated over 180,000 streams alone on Spotify, and a performance on CBBC’s Saturday Live Mash-Up, Asher is teaming up with John Newman in his next offering ‘Too Much to Ask For’, an anthemic Pop melody, which echoes a the heartache of finding love within society.