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

A Statement from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Bristol

A Statement from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for Bristol

8 June 2020

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A Glass of Wine with the Lord-Lieutenant

A Glass of Wine with the Lord-Lieutenant

12 May 2020

The Clifton Club invites Mrs Peaches Golding OBE to participate in a virtual interview with Club Chairman Mike Beesley (to read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

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6 August, 20:35

And I am very grateful for the relationship we have built. You are an impressive young woman. https://t.co/BugoRMA8F1

6 August, 20:07

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Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Lebanon. https://t.co/vgHcT5gwuS

6 August, 14:58

Thank you @thebristolmag for such a lovely article. I am deeply humbled. https://t.co/HOFFJXF95u

6 August, 14:56

Conservation work in situ is needed now more than ever. Well done, Bristol #Zoo Gardens! @BristolZooGdns lead the way at home and abroad. https://t.co/GbnSokMQ2e

2 August, 09:35

RT: Young_Bristol

We are pleased to share that our popular Holiday Clubs will be taking place during the summer holidays 🙌 Our Holiday Clubs will take place on a reduced basis at a selection of our Youth Clubs, Outdoor Activities + Youth Club on Wheels sessions 👇👇 https://t.co/MZQAdSpSSU

31 July, 15:30

Congratulations @DavidOlusoga on your appointment as Patron of the #Bristol Festival of Ideas. https://t.co/o1MAMWpq15 https://t.co/HxTUdbNUXy

31 July, 13:58

An excellent appointment! Congratulations, @Bishopviv1 https://t.co/QxLpTw3hgc

31 July, 13:53

Keeping up to speed with our affiliate. #Drones sound so very exciting! https://t.co/J0z34egUhF

31 July, 13:53

RT: AdmTonyRadakin

I am really pleased that the Royal Navy is in this year's Times Top 50 employers for women. My aim is for a fully inclusive organisation, where all opportunities are open to everyone, and it is good to see our progress being recognised in this way. https://t.co/QQMuHQP1E7

30 July, 21:28

Let us be clear: there is no place in our fair and just society for racism. https://t.co/1mqCMuGpXX

29 July, 09:28