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

Laying up the Standard

Laying up the Standard

14 January 2018
In a poignant service held at The Lord Mayor’s Chapel, the Standard of the Bristol Branch of the Royal Naval Association (RNA) was laid up. To read more click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

Meet the Lord-Lieutenant Cadets

Meet the Lord-Lieutenant Cadets

12 January 2018
Lord-Lieutenant Mrs Peaches Golding OBE is pleased to announce the three Lord-Lieutenant Cadets who will be supporting her for the next year. To read more click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

Twitter Feed

RT: BrisCentreBID

Are you a Bristol artist, entertainer, or performer? Would you like to get involved with this year's @BristolHarbFest? The organisers would love to hear from you. Expressions of interest are invited by 31st January: https://t.co/4J5Nb2qH9c

21 January, 09:34

RT: bristol247

The story of Brian Blessed, a ceremonial silver trowel and a sprig of yew at @BristolOldVic: https://t.co/uMFFr2YtBB

20 January, 16:51

RT: BristolCathedra

Our new #ww1 exhibition tells just a few of the many, often unexplored, stories of the lives of Bristol women during the conflict. Open until 24 March. https://t.co/9ErZG1y6eO

17 January, 18:30

You have a very bright future ahead of you @ellishaddrell Keep me informed on how you get on, wherever you go. https://t.co/hT0avwFxOY

16 January, 20:24

I have posted a News item on the service for all to read on https://t.co/JSRWAj2OS5 We honour all our shipmen & women #RoyalNavy #SeaCadets @WRFCA @HMSFlyingFox @HMSPWLS https://t.co/T8ySArzdti

16 January, 08:50

Among a competitive field, Bristol shines out.  Our diverse economy, attractions and communities have global appeal. https://t.co/tSgTWA7Dgd

15 January, 09:45

Sea Cadets from TS Adventure join me in the Laying of the Standard of the Bristol Branch of the Royal Naval Association today. https://t.co/vfMWt5NJzN

14 January, 14:42

Meet my Lord-Lieutenant Cadets - 3 especially talented & committed Cadets who will support me on Royal visits & major events in Bristol this year & whose future business or military contributions are bound to be expectional. Read more at News & Events…https://t.co/BqGTARi84B

12 January, 15:13

RT: TheDolphinSch

Thanks to everyone who helped make the official opening of our school by HRH The Princess Royal such a wonderful event, our guests, including @brislordmayor @PeachesTweets @dolphinschpta and most importantly our pupils who behaved impeccably & were a real credit to our community https://t.co/VfI4AWrX2c

11 January, 17:59