Chelsea Pensioner places last poppy at spectacular 5000 Poppies display for the Chelsea Flower Show

It has been announced that HRH The Princess Anne will be the Reviewing Officer in attendance at this year's Founder's Day.

To mark Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, a beacon will be lit within the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea later today.

Chelsea Pensioner Ray Pearson, Editor of the Royal Hospital’s in-house title Tricorne magazine, spoke to new CEO Gary Lashko about this new beginning

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is delighted to announce Gary Lashko as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Lashko was Community Services Director at CHS Group, a charitable housing association, in Cambridge since August 2011, and joined the Royal Hospital at the beginning of February 2016.

A group of Chelsea Pensioners who served during the Second World War were guests of honour at the ‘Dad’s Army’ film premiere

Seed producers Mr Fothergill's is looking for a name for a new mixture of sweet peas it is launching to raise funds for the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Chelsea Pensioners Marjorie Cole and Bill Murdock were honoured to receive a very generous cheque to the sum of £45,000 from Knightsbridge School last month.

Simply Red: first act for Live At Chelsea 2016 announced

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

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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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