State Apartments, Royal Hospital Chelsea

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Agincourt ArcherAs part of the Chelsea History Festival, meet a medieval archer, transported to modern-day Chelsea from 15th-century Agincourt.

In this interactive and lively demonstration, the archer will show what life was like as a member of Henry V’s army at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415.

Learn more about life as a longbowman during the Hundred Years War. Examine the archer’s equipment and clothing. And watch a demonstration of the most powerful hand-powered weapon ever invented.

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Founder's Day Parade 2020
Founder's Day 2020

The historic Founder’s Day Parade is the most important event of the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s normally busy events schedule. Ordinarily the Hospital’s grounds team are busy tidying up following the thousands of visitors from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and following Founder’s Day, preparations would be underway for for the Live at Chelsea music concerts.

Staff Nurse - Beata wearing a facemask
International Nurses' Day 2020

12 May is the International Day of the Nurse where people all over the world recognise the important role of nurses in their communities. On this day we also celebrate the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale is credited as being the founder of modern nursing.


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