Become a Friend today and be part of an unbroken tradition of veteran care and support here at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, the first organisation in Britain to look after Army veterans and where we have cared for the Chelsea Pensioners for 325 years.

In return, we will offer you a host of exclusive benefits, including access to the annual Governor’s Review, where the Chelsea Pensioners parade in their scarlet tunics.

Your much-needed support will help us to continue to offer a comfortable home and the very best care for the Chelsea Pensioners, the Nation’s most iconic Army veterans.

If you would like to support the Chelsea Pensioners and their home at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, why not join our community of Friends? Membership starts from as little as £35 per year if you’re paying by Direct Debit.



Phone: 02078815241  E-mail: 

Royal Hospital Chelsea Newsletter

Stay up to date with what's going on at The Royal Hospital by signing up for our e‑newsletter.


View the archive

HRH The Earl of Wessex reviews the Chelsea Pensioners at the annual Founder’s Day Parade

The Chelsea Pensioners have paraded at the Royal Hospital Chelsea's Founder's Day on 8 June, reviewed by His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex.

Chelsea Pensioners celebrate Liberation Day on the Channel Islands

Every year the Chelsea Pensioners are welcome guests on the Channel Islands, for a celebration of history, Liberation and reconciliation.


Follow @RHChelsea