Today, the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s South Grounds are famous for hosting the annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show. However, the tradition of using our grounds for exhibitions began at the end of the 19th century.

Last weekend’s multimedia exhibition: From the World War I Battlefields and Into the Peace saw visitors from all over Britain, including the Isle of Wight.

The Chelsea Pensioners were the guests of honour last week at a photography exhibition which showcased photos taken by the Pensioners during a course held at the Royal Hospital Chelsea earlier this month.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea has staged a special exhibition, exploring the changing face of the grounds at the 325 year old site

The Royal Hospital Chelsea has staged an exhibition exploring the important role women have played throughout the 325 year history of the Chelsea Pensioners.

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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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