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

Two groups gain Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Two groups gain Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

2 June 2019

Two groups of volunteers based in Bristol have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).



12 June 2019

Twelve sailors from HMS PRINCE OF WALES are to break their Charity Bike Ride from Rosyth to Portsmouth at Bristol Cathedral (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS immediately below).

Twitter Feed

RT: CoBCollege

We welcomed ex-student Michelle Curtis back tonight as she showcases her exhibition & launch of The Seven Saints of St Pauls Art & Heritage Trail. VIPs included: Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol & the Jamaican High Commissioner –well done! @PeachesTweets @RichardJ_Harris https://t.co/yWDsVA6GJf

24 June, 21:13

RT: HMSFlyingFox

Honoured to represent @RNReserve at the raising of the #ArmedForcesDay flag in #Bristol this morning with @PeachesTweets, @BrisLordMayor, @BristolURNU and other members of the local Armed Forces. #ReservesDay #ArmedForcesDay #Reservists https://t.co/X6TX0phUQP https://t.co/QXYM0oq0sr

24 June, 21:12

RT: Lionesses

Confidence. Composure. Coolness. The #Lionesses are into the quarter finals of the @FIFAWWC! https://t.co/r687GvvRhR

23 June, 21:00

RT: ColMikeTanner

Zig zag wall and chasm with half regain. These guys have been well trained by the PTIs with smooth transitions between the obstacles. ‘Slow is smooth and smooth is fast’ https://t.co/gd4Msc1jHu

23 June, 20:53

270 Troop King's Squad Passing Out where Mne Fogg & Mne Lowe recognised for leadership abilities. Hoorah! #greenberet #CTCRM #Commando @ColMikeTanner @BrigJkFraserRM #starformation @ExmouthCollege @VenatourTravel https://t.co/TdVVq5Eyih

22 June, 20:25

Passing Out of 270 Troop #CTCRM. 22 excellent #Marines demonstrate their impressive drill skills. @ColMikeTanner @BrigJkFraserRM https://t.co/CVwhYYHot9

22 June, 20:10

RT: BristolPWLS

@AdmTonyRadakin congratulations Sir on your appointment as First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff from the City and County of Bristol. Proud and Loyal Affiliates to @HMSPWLS @PeachesTweets @brislordmayor

22 June, 14:02

A delightful evening in the company of friends, new and old. Thank you @Bishopviv1 and team https://t.co/VKdw5vYpHs

22 June, 14:01

RT: RoyalFamily

Happy Birthday to The Duke of Cambridge! #HappyBirthdayHRH https://t.co/VinmSxNVnH

21 June, 11:03

With my homegirl and #Fulbright scholar Chandler Vaughan at the #Nexus Schools concert @stgeorgesbris https://t.co/mC0YxMOLFZ

21 June, 07:38

RT: RoyalFamily

Happy Birthday to The Duchess of Gloucester! #HappyBirthdayHRH https://t.co/5iMdu3EZdq

20 June, 15:02

A lovely concert bringing together choirs from across the City to perform some glorious music while raising funds for 2 excellent charities. Well done, High Sheriff! https://t.co/vjViWbmwfZ

20 June, 15:00