Watch Chelsea Pensioner Arthur Currie interview David Walliams

13th December 2018

In November, best-selling author David Walliams launched his new book The Ice Monster, which includes a very special scene with a Chelsea Pensioner, to an audience of Pensioners and their grandchildren at the Royal Hospital Chelsea. 

Watch Chelsea Pensioner Arthur Currie interview David Walliams about his creative process and inspirations for the book. 

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Lt. General Tyrone Urch CBE
Lieutenant General Urch and his team on how the British Army is changing for the better

On 16th January Lieutenant General Tyrone Urch and some of his team delivered a fascinating talk to a group of Chelsea Pensioners and staff members, including our Governor, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw.

Advent Calendar
Countdown to Christmas with the Chelsea Pensioners

This Christmas, we’re delighted to be sharing the Royal Hospital’s first-ever handmade advent calendar. From the photograph of the our colonnade – which forms the backdrop of the calendar – to the treasures hidden behind each door, every part of the calendar has been made by a Chelsea Pensioner. 


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