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

Groundbreaking ceremony at Trinity Academy

Groundbreaking ceremony at Trinity Academy

15 November 2019

Work is now underway on Trinity Academy (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Bristol Poppy Collection

Bristol Poppy Collection

6 November 2019

The goal was to raise £30,000 for the Royal British Legion in one day (click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below for more information).

(Photo credit: Shawn Spencer-Smith)

Twitter Feed

With heartfelt wishes from #Bristol for a happy 72nd Wedding Anniversary! https://t.co/9GIVS3b0kh

20 November, 15:35

What an incredibly proud and historic moment for our affiliate ship! #Bristol #BristolPWLS https://t.co/ErdDe1qr2y

19 November, 16:26

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Their Royal Highnesses watch a vibrant cultural performance by Tatau Manaia #RoyalVisitNZ https://t.co/ZCcEeF6GZB

18 November, 17:38

RT: TheKFSchool

Many thanks to @PeachesTweets Lord Lieutenant of Bristol for showing us how to be a great reader during her visit to @TheKFSchool #lovetoread #kingfisherlearning #lovebooks @VenturersTrust https://t.co/wjSjfpkXnv

18 November, 17:37

Is this an opportunity for you? https://t.co/GIy26PBujE

18 November, 17:34

With my Sikh friends on #ArmisticeDay at the #Sikh Memorial in Castle Park, #Bristol https://t.co/iz0y2Bsa9w

15 November, 17:48

We look forward to welcoming you to your affiliate city of #Bristol on 2 December! https://t.co/V3id2nfiSV

15 November, 17:45

Facilities at Trinity Academy will be first class - I'm delighted with the plans for the science and maths classes as well as amphitheatre, sports and arts facilities. Not sure about the pool, though. https://t.co/jLeJQ4HmKG

14 November, 20:49

RT: CharityTBF

In addition to our own Norwich Sleep Out, also taking place tonight are Sleep Outs in Sunderland, Belfast and Bristol. Sending our friends @centrepointuk @MACS_NI and @1625ip the very best of luck for their fundraising events this evening. #endyouthhomelessness @EYH_UK https://t.co/RI7TOTQvPs

14 November, 20:12

And here's another wish for many happy returns from #Bristol - Happy Birthday, Your Royal Highness! https://t.co/Y7knxhxdQL

14 November, 18:52

#ArmisticeDay and 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji unite in celebrations at the #Sikh Memorial, Castle Park, #Bristol @brislordmayor https://t.co/okoupnevF4

13 November, 16:14