The Royal Hospital Chelsea in Colour

2 new colouring activities for young children. Download and print on A4, or enlarge to A3. Don’t forget to tag us in your drawings on social media!

  • Colour in History (PDF Download)
    Colour in the Chelsea Pensioners, their iconic scarlet uniforms and their home at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Why not add some of your own drawings? Perhaps you’d like to include things the Chelsea Pensioners might enjoy seeing whilst they are at home.

  • Charles II in Chelsea (PDF Download)
    King Charles II built the Royal Hospital to look after old soldiers. Colour in the King and his dogs. Add flowers, plants and wildlife: the grounds of the Royal Hospital are home to foxes, birds and even bats.

    Charles II Colouring

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Grounds & Gardens
A glimpse of our glorious grounds – an update

Although it is sadly not currently possible to welcome visitors to our grounds and garden, Grounds & Gardens Manager Ric Glenn gives you a glimpse behind our gates and updates you on the work his team has been doing during lockdown.

Messages of Remembrance
Messages of Remembrance

As we approach Armistice Day on 11th November, we share messages of remembrance from the Governor of the Royal Hospital and the Chelsea Pensioners attending the Cenotaph. 


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