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.



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Chelsea Pensioner completes 100th parachute jump for charity

Chelsea Pensioner Mike Smith has taken to the skies for his first jump in 23 years.

Global Champions Tour at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

World-renowned show jumping event, the Longines Global Champions Tour has taken place for the first time at the Royal Hospital Chelsea earlier this month.


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