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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Chavasse VC House
From a soldier’s life to civvy street

Last month, five Chelsea Pensioners and Royal Hospital Captain of Invalids, George Cochlan, visited Chavasse Military Recovery Centre in Colchester.

Wren Chapel Music
An unmissable celebration of English music

On Thursday 10 October, as part of the Chelsea History Festival, the Royal Hospital’s Wren Chapel will be the setting for The Lark Ascending – a concert of English vocal and orchestral music. William Vann explains what makes The Lark Ascending concert at the Wren Chapel special.

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