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

MTM Gala Awards

MTM Gala Awards

15 December 2019

It would not be Christmas without the MTM Awards! (For more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Above and Beyond Christmas Concert

Above and Beyond Christmas Concert

12 December 2019

The seventh annual Christmas Concert organised by Above & Beyond (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

RT: BristolCathedra

A late surge from St Eds is impinging on our early lead. The only answer is to retweet and vote for us! #WorldCupCathedralOrgans https://t.co/cUkdkRNEft

19 January, 16:38

Dear little #primrose do you mean to be flowering so early? https://t.co/0je3qcCl0n

19 January, 12:09

Naturally - I'm one of yours! 😇 https://t.co/JjyQjY1LmD

18 January, 20:39

RT: RoyalFamily

A statement from Her Majesty The Queen. https://t.co/ZAPC5ARUup

18 January, 18:31

There's still time to vote!!!! We're counting on you! @BrisStephen51 @BristolCathedra @brislordmayor https://t.co/nbpMwbLAm9

18 January, 18:10

RT: StuartWSpencer

@ArmySWcomd @armyengagement @ashtongatestad @armyjobs @6RIFLES_CO @39SignalRegt @Ken39803813 @Bristol_UOTC @PeachesTweets @BrstlArmyCadets @BristolCouncil @brislordmayor @101REME @SSAFA Interesting and engaging evening where I had the pleasure to host the Member of the Youth Parliament for Bristol, MissHeidi Szynkaruk. https://t.co/3jaHmNRKbx

18 January, 18:05

The evening was well attended and the presentations were excellent! #ArmyEngagement #Force4Inclusion @Bristol_UOTC @ArmySWcomd @WRFCA @104RegimentRA https://t.co/eDbjAW199e

18 January, 18:03

I am always delighted to assist where possible! #ArmyEngagement #Force4Inclusion https://t.co/sVRV6BzmRl

18 January, 17:59

Excellent @armyengagement SW event in #Bristol with some 200 people attending. Col Dawes CBE and team leading the presentations. @Force4Inclusion @BritishArmy @WRFCA @SSAFA @brislordmayor @WestofEnglandCA https://t.co/THU1sMgB8W

16 January, 20:22

RT: RoyalFamily

A statement from Her Majesty The Queen. https://t.co/IVSyfeojqk

13 January, 17:08

RT: ClarenceHouse

The Prince of Wales has travelled overnight to Oman, following the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said. The Prince is attending the first of three days of official condolences. This morning he met with new Sultan, His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said. https://t.co/SjPdElwVA1

12 January, 12:40

RT: ClarenceHouse

The Prince of Wales has sent a message of condolence to the Governor-General of Canada, following the recent plane crash in Iran. https://t.co/9Z2SobzGJ4

11 January, 22:37