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. 

Read more

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. 

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Read more

News and Events

Flag raising for Commonwealth Day

Flag raising for Commonwealth Day

11 March 2019

Raising the Commonwealth flag on College Green on Commonwealth Day (for fuller information click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

150th anniversary of the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

150th anniversary of the Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

6 March 2019

The relaunch of the Bristol Marriott Royal (for more informatiion click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

RT: 2IC39SigRegt

@39SignalRegt were honoured to be presented with the Freedom of Bristol this afternoon by @brislordmayor on behalf of the City. We are very much looking forward to exercising our Freedom on a formal parade next year #YourArmyNeedsYou @R_Signals @comd1SigBde https://t.co/OB0lOanthx

19 March, 17:58

Are you interested in writing & under the age of 18, The Queen's #Commonwealth Essay competition invites young people to consider how they can work to use cultural, technological & environmental connections for positive change across the Commonwealth. https://t.co/zuaV1DN8s3

19 March, 17:56

TRH PrinceofWales & DuchessofCornwall begin 11 days in Caribbean #Commonwealth & focus on youth,environment,culture https://t.co/guAFCuNcAC

17 March, 16:50

After celebrating #Evensong at @BristolCathedra @brislordmayor and I attended a reception hosted by the #Bristol #Freemasons https://t.co/wmwCeO2tND

16 March, 21:04

Don't you just love #orchids ? I'm always thrilled each year when they come back into bloom. @Hauslightsfay https://t.co/DhRYqx4kTW

16 March, 15:11

RT: SSGreatBritain

#OnThisDay in 1831, Brunel's design for the second competition for the Clifton Suspension bridge was formally accepted. Details on the bridge, such as sphinxes on top of towers were abandoned due to cost. https://t.co/yQiHAzAzQ3

16 March, 09:57

RT: BristolPWLS

STEM partnerships will be a major practical plank in the Affiliation between HMS PWLS and the City of Bristol. It’s our opportunity to inspire young engineers! @HMSPWLS @PeachesTweets @MarvinJRees @BrigJkFraserRM @DurieJames @CST_Schools @brislordmayor https://t.co/pMkhjbUoLf

15 March, 21:49

#Congratulations to all 100 brilliant women listed in this year's #WestWomen of the Year. You make us proud! @BristolLive

14 March, 18:53

I have so much respect for these pioneering women following their calling and their impact on the fabric of our society. #25years @BristolCathedra @BrisStephen51 https://t.co/VKLtZiBvQ4

14 March, 17:52

RT: magournet

Thx @The_RPS and @MikeOTay for a very interesting evening and thanks @PeachesTweets for inviting me. Much to do and much to think about. Good to see so many familiar faces in the audience. https://t.co/4LiRjY1XS1

14 March, 12:42

I've put one in the mail for you. 😘 https://t.co/e9E8laHzfj

14 March, 12:41