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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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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