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

QAVS to Flamingo Chicks

QAVS to Flamingo Chicks

6 May 2021

Flamingo Chicks and children with disabilities (for more informatIon click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Affiliation visit to HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Affiliation visit to HMS PRINCE OF WALES

22 April 2021

A delegation fromt the Bristol Affiliation visited the aircraft carrier in Portsmouth Dockyard (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

Today, wreathes were laid at the #Bristol Cenotaph in honour of the 100th birthday of @PoppyLegion - an inspirational organisation dedicated to the memory of those who served our country. #RBL100 https://t.co/hpOYHIGWTr

15 May, 20:00

For 100 years, @PoppyLegion have provided enormous support to those from the UK, its Territories & Commonwealth who served to preserve peace, support diplomacy and protect our nation. #Wewillremember @bbcpointswest @RoyalNavy @BritishArmy @RoyalAirForce @WRFCA #Bristol https://t.co/q2mSwcGvCw

15 May, 17:47

People in #Bristol & beyond may have read of the month of #Ramadan & wanted to know more about Islam and Muslims in our City and the UK. This beautifully presented e-booklet can help you learn more about #Islam. @SARIcharity @BristolCouncil @BristolUni https://t.co/U9lSZ3PP7r

13 May, 09:55

RT: NHSMuslimNet

We wish all our members, colleagues, family and friends #EidMubarak and we hope that #EidAlFitr is a blessed day of celebration! We also ask all to remember in your Duas those who are suffering from the pandemic and from apartheid and injustices across the globe #NHSheroes https://t.co/6ZJUiSg2Vp

12 May, 20:26

If I were alongside you, I'd scream the entire way from the exit point on the plane right down to the ground! But you're made of stronger stuff! 😆 https://t.co/C7SumwBaN6

12 May, 20:23

What a pleasure it was to meet you Lt Hodges during your time here in #Bristol vaccinating people against #COVID19 #InternationalNursesDay2021 https://t.co/wqACFCUDDm

12 May, 20:19

Our Leading Naval Nurses demonstrate the highest standards of care to the public and to the @RNReserve Thank you for your service! #InternationalNursesDay2021 https://t.co/SbWeFDyFzI

12 May, 20:16


Suffice to say that yesterday's evening flying was very atmospheric 🚁🚢⚓ #PWLSatSea https://t.co/bS9lIhuM4j

12 May, 20:12

As #Ramadan2021 draws to a close, peace and goodwill to all celebrating Eid Ul Fitr, their families and friends. https://t.co/luiZd5HZWt

12 May, 16:54

RT: RoyalFamily

Steeped in tradition, the State Opening brings together all three parts of Parliament: the House of Commons, the House of Lords and the Monarch.   Learn more about The Queen and Government: https://t.co/twnUf0OsO1 #QueensSpeech https://t.co/k5tP2IWkoA

11 May, 18:25