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

Remembrance Day at Bishopsworth Royal British Legion Club

Remembrance Day at Bishopsworth Royal British Legion Club

12 November 2017
Deputy Lieutenant Revd Richard Pendlebury lays the first wreath on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen. To read more click on VISIT ALL NEWS AND EVENTS immediately below.

Armistice Day, Artillery Grounds, Whiteladies Road

Armistice Day, Artillery Grounds, Whiteladies Road

11 November 2017
The Vice Lord-Lieutenant attended the annual Royal Engineers Association, Bristol Branch, Service Of Remembrance held on Armistice Day at the Artillery Grounds, Whiteladies Road. To read more, click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS immediately below.

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A real pleasure to mee you, too You're quite an inspirational young man! https://t.co/j8jTQL4mnE

17 November, 20:01

Interested in joining Avon & Somerset Constabulary? Attend one of their Discovery Workshops at Trinity Road Police Station, 7 to 9pm, on 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Nov @ASPoliceRepWork @SuMountstevens @ASPoliceBPA Pls RT https://t.co/AJdxb02SNj

17 November, 15:59

RT: BristolCathedra

Last Sunday the cathedral clergy, congregation and choir joined the Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff, Lord Mayor, representatives of other faiths, of our military services, veterans and thousands of civilians, for Bristol's Act of Remembrance. #LestWeForget https://t.co/37T0OMur2B

15 November, 18:17

Here's your opportunity to shape the future of our beloved city of #Bristol over the next five years. https://t.co/ITK6pnZK2s

15 November, 18:16

On our way to #RemembranceSunday observance at the #Bristol #Cenotaph with @brislordmayor @bristolcathedra to honour those brave men & women who fought for our country https://t.co/N5taXqKqLx

12 November, 15:30

RT: RoyalFamily

99 years ago on the 'eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month' an armistice was signed ending #WW1 #ArmisticeDay https://t.co/VJaLWitMd3

11 November, 17:46

Proud to recognise the achievements of The #Rifles in the presence of HRH Prince Henry - a lovely evening at the #Guildhall, London https://t.co/xx5e4yxo6T

8 November, 23:07

RT: PrideOfBritain

Our winner is the truly inspiring Paul Stephenson #PrideofBritain https://t.co/kT1EGbE8gE

8 November, 08:52

Bristol Cathedral, with its amazing vaulting, deserves your vote for the #cathedralworldcup Let's win this one!! Pls RT https://t.co/0WOSDfSFun

6 November, 11:02