Actress Sarah Gadon who stars as Princess Elizabeth in the film 'A Royal Night Out' met Chelsea Pensioners yesterday to hear first hand about their experiences of VE Day.

Daring Chelsea Pensioner Steve ‘Tankie’ Allen (72) is to abseil down ‘The Big One’ rollercoaster in Blackpool to raise funds for the Royal Hospital Chelsea and ABF The Soldiers’ Charity.

Activities Coordinator Theresa Ayeche has received an Award from the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Motorcyclists invited on ride that will raise funds for service charities, including the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
A team of daredevil fundraisers are taking on the 9,000km off-road Dakar car rally in aid of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea celebrates the Ceremony of the Christmas Cheese, an annual event organised by the Dairy Council.

Staff Sergeant Stephen Hughes is fundraising in memory of the 453 British service personnel who sadly lost their lives in Afghanistan.
Pensioners attend Remembrance services at the Tower of London and at events across the country to mark Armistice Day.
The Chelsea Pensioners have unveiled their very own ceramic poppy display to commemorate the centenary of the Great War.
Chelsea Pensioner takes to the skies on a zip wire to raise funds for the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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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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