The Chelsea Pensioners have paraded at the Royal Hospital Chelsea's Founder's Day on 8 June, reviewed by His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex.

Every year the Chelsea Pensioners are welcome guests on the Channel Islands, for a celebration of history, Liberation and reconciliation.

Chelsea Pensioner and London Marathon veteran Fred shared his advice with charity duo.

Special concert series returns to the Royal Hospital for third year - Belle & Sebastian among headliners

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

The Chelsea Pensioners are celebrating the 325th anniversary of the opening of their historic home, the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea has said goodbye to its Director of Health and Wellbeing, Colonel Laura Bale, whose career at the Royal Hospital has spanned the last eight and a half years.

The Royal Hospital has received the highest rating of OUTSTANDING from the official regulator of health and social care in England.

Every 11th November the United Kingdom falls silent in remembrance of those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to the Nation. Below, four Chelsea Pensioners give their thoughts about Armistice Day, and why remembering those who have come before us is important to them

The Chelsea Pensioners were given a sneak preview of British pop band Madness' new album 'Can't Touch Us Now'.

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Brompton Cemetery Seed Sowing
Sowing wildflowers in memory of past Chelsea Pensioners

On 6 May, Chelsea Pensioners and members of the Royal Hospital’s grounds team joined representatives from the Royal Parks, the Royal Parks Guild and the Friends of Brompton Cemetery to sow a patch of wildflower seeds in Brompton Cemetery as part of the Battlefields and Butterflies initiative.

Chelsea Pensioner Centenarians
100 years old and still going strong

Recent research backs up the anecdote that Chelsea Pensioners not only live considerably longer than their peers outside (by over five years, on average), but that their lifetimes once they come to the Royal Hospital are extending, year on year. This strongly suggests that the care and community here contribute to greater longevity – as well as improving quality of life. 

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