The Chelsea Pensioners celebrate the annual ‘Ceremony of the Christmas Cake’.

Chelsea Pensioners enter the festive mood as they celebrate the annual “Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses”

Chelsea Pensioners participate in the annual ‘Stirring of the Christmas Pudding’ ceremony

New website features cultural and events guide for Chelsea and surrounding area

The Chelsea Pensioners have been travelling across the country and beyond to attend Remembrance events.

Sales of company’s Victoria Cross poppy seeds raise almost £40,000 in support of the Chelsea Pensioners. 

Final step complete in restoration and upgrade works of historic West Wing of the Royal Hospital Chelsea

From Sunday October 4, Chelsea's Scarlet Army, a brand new documentary capturing a unique behind the scenes look at the Royal Hospital Chelsea will air on Forces TV.

 

The Royal Hospital Chelsea received a generous donation today from Mandalay Lodge in Kent.

15 Chelsea Pensioners were awarded two Peace Medals from the Korean Defence Attaché in recognition for their service in the Korean War in the 1950s.

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Chelsea Pensioners share recollections of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The Royal Hospital Chelsea community continues to send our thoughts and condolences to the Royal Family at this difficult time. Many of our Chelsea Pensioners were fortunate enough to meet HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Royal Hospital’s Founder’s Day celebrations or through his other official duties.

Infirmary Bombing
Remembering the Soane Infirmary bombing

Today marks 80 years following the bombing of the Royal Hospital’s Infirmary during the Second World War. The magnificent Infirmary, which once stood on the current site of the National Army Museum, was hit by a parachute bomb on 16 April 1941 – destroying most of the building and tragically ending the lives of 13 people.

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