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Visiting RH Chelsea

#1
Has anybody visited RH Chelsea?

I dont mean the Tourist visits between 1000 - 1200 and 1400 - 1600, but a visit to their bar after a days 'cultural visit' to the IWM, is it do-able? We have had the grand old gents to our messes in the past (and veritable ale sponges they were).

Or is there a pub nearby which is their haunt that we could invite pensioners of our cap badge (or antecedent's) for a sociable quaff?

Serious replies gratefully received.

Inane drivel not welcome.
 
#2
Given your monicker, I would imagine the best bet is to make contact with the chief Angle Spangle in-pensioner. You should be able to find out who this is through your Regt HQ..

Be warned - I cannot ever remember leaving the place, so make sure your evacuation plan is set up well!
 
#3
Given your monicker, I would imagine the best bet is to make contact with the chief Angle Spangle in-pensioner. You should be able to find out who this is through your Regt HQ..

Be warned - I cannot ever remember leaving the place, so make sure your evacuation plan is set up well!
Total agreement there. I think the pensioners hate to see anyone leave the Hospital who doesn't require pouring into a cab or other transport. Many happy memories of visits as a young(er) serving soldier!!
 
#5
The London Branch of The Coldstream Guards Association will be there this Saturday ( 5th February ) for our AGM. If anyone would like to join No.1 Branch, you can do so on the day.
 
#6
The London Branch of The Coldstream Guards Association will be there this Saturday ( 5th February ) for our AGM. If anyone would like to join No.1 Branch, you can do so on the day.
Bring your own sheep :)

Have a good day used to have a great time there when I was in Chelsea
 
#7
Thanks for the responses.

VMT to HE117, did not even think of contacting the Regt Sec - e-mail now wending its way to him.

Think I will be needing to do some 'run up' training before visiting, as all the old boys I have met can fair stack it away.
 
#8
Has anybody visited RH Chelsea?

I dont mean the Tourist visits between 1000 - 1200 and 1400 - 1600, but a visit to their bar after a days 'cultural visit' to the IWM, is it do-able? We have had the grand old gents to our messes in the past (and veritable ale sponges they were).

Or is there a pub nearby which is their haunt that we could invite pensioners of our cap badge (or antecedent's) for a sociable quaff?

Serious replies gratefully received.

Inane drivel not welcome.
Poacher, PM me and I will give you the contact details for visits etc. The nearest pub is the Rose and Crown on Lower Sloane Street.
 
#9
Another good arrse memory jogger, Our mess used to make annual visits to see the chaps, I think they drank to prove they were still up for it! and woe betide anyone who tried to keep up!

Absolute gents most of them, and they had many a funny story to tell.
 

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