Welcome to theCity and County of Bristol Lieutenancy

The Lord-Lieutenant of the City and County of Bristol,
Mrs Peaches Golding OBE,
is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County

As Lord-Lieutenant, Peaches is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County of Bristol and her first and foremost duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown. She will follow the example of the Queen and other members of the Royal family and seek to promote a good atmosphere and a spirit of co-operation in the City; she will encourage amicable and productive relationships between all sectors, whether involving the voluntary, social, commercial or civic life of the City.  Lord-Lieutenants also have traditional links with the Armed Forces and exercise leadership in a wide range of matters, from civil and defence to professional and voluntary.  The Lord-Lieutenant is also the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Justices of the Peace. 

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Your Lieutenancy

Your Lieutenancy

The Lieutenancy Office for County and City of Bristol is located at Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA - see map at the bottom of this page.  The Bristol Lieutenancy is one of 55 Lieutenancies in England and Wales and serves a population of 428,100 (2011). The City is diverse with more than 91 languages being spoken and 45 religions observed.  Bristol is proud to be an inclusive and harmonious city. 

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What We Do

What We Do

The Lord-Lieutenant is here to help you or your organisation to be of service to the wider community.  Whether it is a visit to your organisation to recognise the work being done, a recommendation to attend a Royal Garden Party, advice on how to nominate a colleague or friend for a national honour based on the high quality of service performed and more, the Lord-Lieutenant is pleased to help.

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Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards

Recognising excellence at the level of personal, business or voluntary organisational achievement requires the inhabitants of Bristol to submit nominations.  However, the Lord-Lieutenant promotes and reviews submissions and the Lieutenancy is keen to encourage more applications for:

  • Honours in the UK honours system
  • The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
  • The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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News and Events

Romanian National Day celebrations in Bristol

Romanian National Day celebrations in Bristol

7 December 2017
Romanians from as far as Swansea and Plymouth joined Romanians living locally, in London and from their homeland, to celebrate the 99th National Day in Bristol. Click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below to read more.

Avon Federation of Women's Institutes Carol Service

Avon Federation of Women's Institutes Carol Service

4 December 2017
The beautiful St Mary Redcliffe Church provided the setting for the Avon Federation of Women’s Institutes Carol Service. To read more click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS - see below.

Twitter Feed

RT: RoyalFamily

A new portrait of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, painted in the year of his retirement from public engagements, has been released today. https://t.co/HX733sCarR

11 December, 22:10

You are fabulous for #Bristol. Thanks!! https://t.co/wt8J8ecNq7

10 December, 20:54

What an inspirational evening - #RYMA https://t.co/7oePV64ar7

10 December, 20:44

With the gorgeous @KamBirdee at #RYMA Awards evening. Celebrating young talented singers. https://t.co/LboIT3jlBl

10 December, 19:05

#KizzyMorrell opens #RYMA Awards evening. Congrats to all the winners! Go #JoshuaHarding! #ChristinaRobino! #BCFM! https://t.co/eaJVRV8lN6

10 December, 18:30

#Romanian National Day celebrations in #Bristol with His Excellency the Romanian Ambassador, recently made Romanian Knight Razvan Constantinescu, @brislordmayor, Romanians from across the SW & Wales. Congratulations! https://t.co/uZGp80R7Qi

7 December, 20:52

A beautiful service by #StPetersHospice at @bristolcathedra in memory of those we loved and lost. https://t.co/nzN5bgoquF

5 December, 21:16

#WorldSoilDay reminds us gardeners, farmers and lovers of nature of the importance of soil and its structure. The soil supports an amazing array animals and plants! https://t.co/K7hUAguzNU

5 December, 12:12

RT: RoyalFamily

The 2017 winners of the Queen's Young Leaders Award have been announced today. The Award recognises exceptional young people from around The Commonwealth. The Queen and Prince Harry have supported the award for many years. https://t.co/UXq9jqGVph https://t.co/PPLT4tR8Oh

5 December, 11:06

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To mark today’s @QueensLeaders announcement, His Royal Highness Prince Harry has sent this special video message to congratulate the winners. #QueensYoungLeaders https://t.co/KgOUvaK8PI

5 December, 11:03