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

English Veterans Awards held in Bristol

English Veterans Awards held in Bristol

25 September 2019

English veterans demonstrating sporting, enterpreneurial, volunteering skills and more gathered for the English Veterans Awards held in Bristol (for a full account click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

New airbase for Great Western Air Ambulance charity

New airbase for Great Western Air Ambulance charity

25 September 2019

The Great Western Air Ambulance charity provides air ambulance and critical care for over 2.1 million people (click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below for more information).

Twitter Feed

RT: KensingtonRoyal

In Bumburet The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge saw several inspiring community-led initiatives that aim to equip local society with the tools they need to adjust to the changing landscape and weather patterns of the area. #RoyalVisitPakistan https://t.co/WKeshq1fKq

16 October, 14:04

Thanks to the National College of Nursing for inviting me to keynote their #BlackHistoryMonth conference in #WestBromwich #RCNBHM2019 #RCNWestMids @NHS_WMLA @yvonnecoghill1 @didoharding Great conference - tremendous learnings! https://t.co/WcC2oI839d

16 October, 14:03

RT: KensingtonRoyal

In the Margalla Hills, which sit in the foothills of the Himalayas, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined children from four local schools taking part in activities designed to educate young people on environmental protection and wildlife conservation. #RoyalVisitPakistan https://t.co/raSC3HmOeU

15 October, 22:06

Congratulations, Lt Zoe Jones from everyone in your affiliate city of #Bristol on your amazing achievement! https://t.co/2v7MBWClhD

14 October, 20:44

You're an amazing photographer - what memories this conjures up. https://t.co/QR1WgEB4DO

13 October, 16:27

RT: ClarenceHouse

His Royal Highness meets His Holiness Pope Francis on arrival at the Vatican. https://t.co/FRdpLKp7qw

13 October, 16:26

RT: UNICEF

Every tickle, smile and cuddle is helping boost a baby’s growing brain. We can't help but smile too every time we watch this mother and child play in DR Congo. @UNICEFDRC #EarlyMomentsMatter https://t.co/oLRmVUeEFi

12 October, 11:35

RT: Richbonner

Delighted to welcome Her Excellency, the Indian High commissioner to Bristol and @ArcadisUK delighted to host the @bw_businesswest Business Reception helping to build strong relationships into the region https://t.co/91eeHOIwuK

11 October, 10:15

The hard work and attention to detail goes to The Wheels Project. Their young people really engaged HRH! HRH knows a LOT about karts and fast cars! https://t.co/js2zcHg5R9

10 October, 16:04

RT: RoyalFamily

It's #WorldMentalHealthDay The Royal Family has long supported #WMHD2019 to raise awareness of the challenges people face around mental health. Today, The Duke of Sussex has teamed up with @edsheeran to encourage people to talk. Watch the video: https://t.co/HT9uW2Dt0e https://t.co/bhY03ikuVr

10 October, 16:00