#ChelseaHistoryFest

Chelsea History Festival

17-26 September 2021

London / SW3

Chelsea History Festival

#ChelseaHistoryFest

Chelsea History Festival

17-26 September 2021

London / SW3

The place to explore history

This year’s Chelsea History Festival will bring the past to life through a series of talks, tours and events, both physical and virtual. The immersive programme will reveal history in all its variety, and demonstrate its ongoing resonance and relevance today.

New for 2021

Wander down our street through time and experience 2,000 years of London’s incredible past brought to life. One minute you’ll be chatting to a Roman or a Celt; the next, you’ll be learning what it’s like to be a Victorian or Great War soldier.

Headline events

Explore Chelsea

Chelsea Pensioner James Little

Tour of the State Apartments, Royal Hospital Chelsea

Join Chelsea Pensioner James Little on a tour of these magnificent rooms at the heart of the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Dr Emily Mayhew

Chelsea in the Blitz

In this digital tour, Dr Emily Mayhew reveals the devastating impact of the Blitz on Chelsea’s people and places.

Flowers at the Chelsea Physic Garden

Tour of the Chelsea Physic Garden

Join Anne Edwards on an exclusive tour around one of the world’s most historic and beautiful botanical gardens.

Cadogan is delighted to once again be supporting the Chelsea History Festival. As a family business, we have a longstanding association with the area and local community so we welcome the opportunity to celebrate historians, writers and artists, providing a platform to share their work and make Chelsea’s history accessible to everyone.

Hugh Seaborn

Chief Executive, Cadogan

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