The Royal Hospital Chelsea came second in Chelsea Building Society's Charity Choices event, winning £300.
On the 20th November, the David-Rees Williams Trio will be performing highlights from Ex Mass to put everyone in the mood for the Christmas Season.
On the 6th November, the Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea will be performing a number of pieces from Handel as part of the RHC Concert Series 10th Anniversary.
On the 23rd October, the Zemlinsky Quartet are performing works by Mozart, Schubert and Smetana as part of the RHC Concert Series 10th Anniversary.
Steven Brookes took over the role of Chaplain at the Royal Hospital Chelsea on Monday 7th October, replacing Reverend Dick Whittington who retires after 15 years with our very best wishes.

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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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