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

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day

13 July 2019

Armed forces from 30 countries gathered in a display of international allies (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Women's Business Network

Women's Business Network

11 July 2019

Over 150 women in business attended the Red Door Coaching and Training networking event (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

RT: BristolPWLS

The HMS PWLS and City of Bristol Affiliation Board meeting at Ashton Gate this morning. Thanks to the Bristol Bears @BristolBears for hosting us and to the Rugby Legend Pat Lam and to Mark Tainton CEO of the Bears for supporting the Sports partnership so brilliantly. https://t.co/VFQE3QVryx

23 July, 10:13

I hope to see the entries and meet the pupils from the winning school. https://t.co/E13WejmLOs

19 July, 20:08

#BristolHarbourFestival at 12 noon 20 July sees manned cardboard aircraft carriers and flying 'aircraft' made by graduate #engineers race around a course. It promises to be wildly exciting! @ProctorsBristol @RollsRoyce @MF_MC @bw_businesswest @HMSPWLS @BMT_Defence https://t.co/2z645IOMiA

19 July, 18:04

RT: UWEBristol

😍 | This amazing moment just happened at #UWEGraduation! 👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 @UWELaw @UWEBusinessSch https://t.co/HQIwwbU7en

19 July, 17:50

RT: CoBCollege

Our former student Michele Curtis is making history by creating large scale murals of The Seven Saints of St Pauls. This art and heritage trail for #Bristol was launched by @PeachesTweets and @richardj_harris https://t.co/9Jmpp21mcA https://t.co/crCcKTHZ9d #ItStartsHere https://t.co/sQr1lJmBXj

19 July, 17:02

Did this #peregrine have the best set of wings at the #Yeovilton19 International Air Show? https://t.co/mH3uqB6yE8

16 July, 21:31

Just imagine - #LunarEclipse2019 precisely 50 years after the first men walked on the Moon #Apollo50 Check out @The_RPS #SpaceSteps exhibition in #Bristol https://t.co/JI6QZH7yg6

16 July, 21:04

RT: ASPoliceRepWork

PCSO recruitment is now open 👮🏽‍♂️ We’re looking for people with the right skills and a range of life experiences to serve their community in this vital role. Find out more and apply here: https://t.co/mrXn8Cu0p1) https://t.co/E9afgmWg7n

16 July, 20:59

RT: brislordmayor

Really enjoyed celebrating with graduates and seeing @PeachesTweets and High Sheriff Charles Wyld at today's (very warm) graduation @UWEBristol @BristolCathedra 😀☀️ https://t.co/UvnM2LuN7X

16 July, 20:58


And here’s @takeonGravity Jetman in action - we all want one!! @YeoviltonAirDay @RNASYeovilton https://t.co/Ceynlhgwpf

13 July, 20:58

RT: NickElston_

BIG thanks to @RedDoor_Ltd team for a fantastic Women In Business event tonight at @bbsciencepark. Honoured to be #Speaking alongside amazing #Speakers @PeachesTweets @ZaraNanu & Chris Sivers of @sgloscouncil. Packed room, totally engaged & delighted to have been part of this. https://t.co/m6CaI5mASZ

12 July, 18:14

RT: ZaraNanu

Inspirational talk from @PeachesTweets about her journey of running a business and how important self reflection is in being successful. #womeninbusiness https://t.co/OVE93pU8U9

12 July, 18:12