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

180th anniversary celebrations at Bristol Temple Meads

180th anniversary celebrations at Bristol Temple Meads

1 September 2020

Bristol Temple Meads celebrates its 180th anniversary (click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below for more).

Honorary Captain Peaches Golding  OBE RNR

Honorary Captain Peaches Golding OBE RNR

20 August 2020

Peaches Golding OBE, Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, is appointed an Honorary Captain Royal Naval Reserve (click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

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RT: SSGreatBritain

Have you seen our outdoor photography exhibition on Brunel Square yet? It's free to see! Maybe grab a drink or a bite to eat while you’re here from our café, and consider supporting us by texting BRUNEL to 70450 for a one-off donation of £5 (plus standard rate message charge). https://t.co/MWa2tqfFhP

28 September, 15:43

A lovely shop it is, too! Guess what I bought. I'm sure you'll find something you like as well. https://t.co/978nXycXlH

26 September, 12:30

I offer my most sincere, heartfelt condolences to family, friends and colleagues of the officer shot in Croydon Custody Centre and express my solidarity with Police officers up and down the country who protect us from harm and threat. https://t.co/bJpRhcOQNn

26 September, 12:25

RT: ClarenceHouse

🤝 580 official engagements 🌆 90 UK towns 🌏 14 countries Take a look back at highlights from The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's official and charitable work in the 2019/20 year in review. Here is the 2019-2020 Annual Review. https://t.co/dCuYsXnSDU

25 September, 21:42

I am grateful to all the employers of #Reservists, the benefit of training and experience on deployment transfers back into the workplace in terms of skills, experience and know how. #RoyalNavy - modern & global https://t.co/eS0bGwvIP9

24 September, 21:50

RT: BristolPWLS

Our Lord Lieutennant Honorary Captain Peaches Golding closing the tremendous HMS Flying Fox Virtual Open Evening tonight. ⁦@HMSFlyingFox⁩ ⁦@HMSPWLS⁩ ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ ⁦@brislordmayor⁩ https://t.co/wF3vb79GJ3

24 September, 20:27

RT: annap215

I'm stupidly excited about this! Looking forward to Saturday when @PeachesTweets & former patient Sallyanne cut the ribbon, with @CotswoldLadyB, @VCUWE, @jomach & @SteveSmith98. It's just one shop, but it's a big step for @GWAAC, and a true team effort - everyone has been amazing https://t.co/63OAyFyBq3

23 September, 20:25

A very happy birthday to one of my friends and role models. Thanks for always caring for our young people. https://t.co/v9u17TjcWl

23 September, 15:09

RT: HMSFlyingFox

We are the west country's regional @RNReserve Unit. If you're in Clifton, Bedminster, Knowle, Fishponds, Whitchurch or the City Centre - we're a postcode away. Visit us online to discover what happens just down the road from you. 👉 https://t.co/SY85oYBqUr #FlyingFoxShowcase https://t.co/1uEbkZ5IPR

23 September, 15:08

I hope to see you there - so please book your tickets now. https://t.co/DMUbiWMJen

21 September, 18:11