Venue Hire

Venue Hire at the Royal Hospital Chelsea

On the banks of the Thames in the heart of one of London's most fashionable districts, the Royal Hospital Chelsea is a unique venue offering a number of historic and beautiful spaces to hire both inside and out.  Designed by Sir Christopher Wren, the Grade I heritage site is a spectacular venue for daytime and evening entertaining.

Whether you're planning a stylish wedding reception, a prestigious corporate event or a fun-filled sports day, we'd be delighted to show you around.

Hosting events for over 300 years

The Royal Hospital can offer more than just a picturesque backdrop for your event. We also provide private parking, excellent approved suppliers to suit all budgets and a dedicated Events Team who do their utmost to ensure the success of your special occasion.

In addition, you will have the satisfaction of knowing that profits from venue hire at the Royal Hospital go towards securing a future for the heritage site and help fund care for the Chelsea Pensioners who live here.

With years of experience, our dedicated events team understands just how important your event is to you and your guests. Above all else, we believe that attention to detail is key to ensuring your event is everything you hope it will be. We will be on hand to help with every step of the planning from the moment you first come to visit us, until your very last guest has gone home.

Just call our events team on 020 7881 5350 or email RHCevents@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk.

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Chelsea Pensioner, John Riley (86) on combatting loneliness

According to Government figures, around 200,000 older people have not had a conversation with a friend or relative in more than a month. John experienced intense loneliness when his wife passed away and tells us how he learnt to overcome his feelings of social isolation. 

Catherine of Braganza - Friends' Lecture
Event Spotlight: Catherine of Braganza Lecture

Friends of the Royal Hospital Chelsea were joined by members of the Anglo-Portuguese Society for a fascinating lecture on Catherine of Braganza, the Portuguese princess who became wife of King Charles II and Queen of England.

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