War and conflict take their toll on a soldier’s body and mind – mental and physical scars often only surface in later years. Help us provide the best possible care for those who loyally served our nation and were prepared to risk their lives to give us the freedom we enjoy today.

Help us buy equipment for our new Activity Centre, so more Chelsea Pensioners can continue to pursue their interests and get involved in new activities.

Music, pottery, gardening, art, picture framing and poetry are just some of the many activities the Chelsea Pensioners are encouraged to pursue every day to enhancing their mental and physical wellbeing and combat isolation.

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Lt. General Tyrone Urch CBE
Lieutenant General Urch and his team on how the British Army is changing for the better

On 16th January Lieutenant General Tyrone Urch and some of his team delivered a fascinating talk to a group of Chelsea Pensioners and staff members, including our Governor, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw.

Advent Calendar
Countdown to Christmas with the Chelsea Pensioners

This Christmas, we’re delighted to be sharing the Royal Hospital’s first-ever handmade advent calendar. From the photograph of the our colonnade – which forms the backdrop of the calendar – to the treasures hidden behind each door, every part of the calendar has been made by a Chelsea Pensioner. 

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