Throughout the Royal Hospital, volunteers play a vital part in providing a greater quality of life to the Chelsea Pensioners.

There are many ways in which a volunteer can help at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, including escorting them to hospital appointments, assisting with trips and outings, running a shopping trolley service in our Infirmary building and spending time befriending Pensioners.

We greatly value the contribution our volunteers make, however as demand is high for volunteering roles, we are currently not recruiting. Please keep an eye on this section of the website, which will be updated as soon as we are recruiting again.

We thank you for your interest in the Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Chelsea Pensioners.

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Tom Jones - Live at Chelsea
Live at Chelsea, Magnificent Music and a Magical Atmosphere

For the last few nights, the tranquil setting of the Royal Hospital has come alive as three main acts and their supporting artists took to the stage for Live at Chelsea. The South Grounds had a festival vibe with stalls selling food and drink and guests picnicking before making their way to the auditorium.

Founder's Day 2019
Duke of Sussex Attends Historic Parade at Royal Hospital Chelsea

This year the Royal Hospital Chelsea’s annual Founder’s Day parade coincided with the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France and was attended by HRH the Duke of Sussex.


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