Chelsea Pensioners have recognised the work efforts of staff who will be working over the Christmas period

Christmas Cake donated by the Australian Defence Force as a symbol of the enduring friendship between the UK and Australia

The Royal Hospital Chelsea, in partnership with Kilimanjaro, is proud to announce the return of a very special concert series within the historic home of the Chelsea Pensioners in June 2018.

The Chelsea Pensioners will be taking part in the annual Lord Mayor's Show in London this year, to celebrate their 325th anniversary.

Royal Hospital Chelsea Matron, Susan Williams joins expert panel of judges at the 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017

The Chelsea Pensioners have had the pleasure to be among the first to see a very special wedding cake produced to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip’s marriage.

Chelsea Pensioner Mike Smith has taken to the skies for his first jump in 23 years.

World-renowned show jumping event, the Longines Global Champions Tour has taken place for the first time at the Royal Hospital Chelsea earlier this month.

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.

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Chelsea Pensioner pictured Dairy UK Chair Paul Vernon, the Governor of the Royal Hospital and the ceremonial cheese
Chelsea Pensioners and Dairy UK take part in the annual Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses

A festive tradition dating back to the opening of the Royal Hospital in 1692 – today Dairy UK donated over 270kg of British cheeses to the Chelsea Pensioners to tide them over the festive period.

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Festivities begin with the stirring of the Christmas Pudding

The Christmas period officially got underway today at the Royal Hospital, as the Chelsea Pensioners took part in the tradition of stirring in the ingredients for the Christmas pudding.

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