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

Commonwealth Celebration Evensong,  22nd April

Commonwealth Celebration Evensong, 22nd April

13 February 2018

BOOK HERE  --  Register your attendance for the Commonwealth Celebration Evensong on Sunday 22nd April in Bristol Cathedral here.....

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Commonwealth Day Message of The Queen

Commonwealth Day Message of The Queen

12 March 2018

At 10.00am on Commonwealth Day, the Commonwealth flag was raised at Bristol’s City Hall by Dr Rizvan Javed, Commonwealth Scholar studying at the University of Bristol.  To read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

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We're launching a new voice & influence initiative in #Bristol next Thursday for people who are using @LivedExpertise to create change. Can you help us share the word? https://t.co/lI5xNnvRUo https://t.co/56mTZiS5QO

19 March, 09:28

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18 March, 10:19

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We’re ready, come to our community conversation and tell us what you want for Lockleaze! https://t.co/QHgrQqQ9vk

17 March, 16:34

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A very happy #StPatricksDay to the Irish Guards, and all our followers☘️ https://t.co/9ss3UHdbMf

17 March, 16:30

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Day 3 of #RoyalVisitMalawi started with meeting Commonwealth Scholarship alumni. Since the inception of the Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship scheme in 1970, over 400 Malawians have benefited from Higher Education study in the UK. https://t.co/OP97x49noV

17 March, 13:51

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Celebrating a very successful end to @AfricaWeekUK celebrating the diaspora in all its finest. Awards, dance offs, best dressed, fashion shows, poets & singers with @PeachesTweets @SLGcreates @estw_wride Well Done @EmmanuelAdukwu & @UWEACSBRISTOL 👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/aTATTaHtxX

17 March, 13:48

RT: MoonConsulting

Tackling the lack of diversity in #Bristol’s #tech cluster, @ShiftProgramme is giving 12 people from diverse backgrounds the chance to build their tech skills @TechSPARKuk @EngineShed_BB @OracleSCA @UWEBristol https://t.co/RDv8gp7VFy

16 March, 16:05

RT: MarvinJRees

Great evening with @PeachesTweets at the @RTS_Bristol on Sunday celebrating a special lifetime achievement award for Sherrie Eugene. A trailblazing #bristol reporter and special human being. @BCfmRadio @Ujimaradio @itvnews @BBCBristol @BristolPost @bristol247 MR https://t.co/uUpQ5YJJxj

13 March, 14:26

Celebrated across 53 countries, Commonwealth Day contributes to creating a fairer, more secure, prosperous & sustainable future https://t.co/eXCjCDej33

13 March, 10:11

RT: GCSSouthWest

This #CommonwealthDay we’re celebrating the diversity and shared values of #OurCommonwealth. What does the Commonwealth mean to you? https://t.co/fzBYR2ZKBk https://t.co/T81fcuFEWu

12 March, 18:23

Happy #CommonwealthDay 53 countries we come together to share common hopes, skills & values to make a better world. https://t.co/77e38QgFKh

12 March, 18:20