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.....

Or read more by clicking on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS immediately below.

30th Anniversary of the Bristol Tbilisi Association

30th Anniversary of the Bristol Tbilisi Association

17 February 2018

The first big event celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the twinning with Bristol and Tbilisi, Georgia, was attended by more than 130 people.  To read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

Twitter Feed

RT: ccolsport

HRH The Earl of Wessex opened @Clifton_College Real Tennis courts 20 years ago. We are delighted to welcome him back today for the #TennisChallenge2018 to play on every Real Tennis court in the world and raise money for @DofE. https://t.co/9hQ5I4jGOE

21 February, 17:24

#Bristol is delighted to welcome #HRH Earl of Wessex on a 2-day visit to meet business leaders, teachers & students on his global #RealTennis & #DofE tour https://t.co/VD7twAP9D7

21 February, 10:15

RT: RoyalFamily

Her Majesty views Richard Quinn's runway show alongside Dame Anna Wintour. Richard is the first recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design. @LondonFashionWk #LFC https://t.co/5L6D7wz7eV

20 February, 18:28

What a lovely evening at the #Georgia #Supra ! Friendship, conviviality, beautiful food and so much more! https://t.co/sWlVkqrGOs

20 February, 13:52

Bristol's Georgian Choir sings for the Supra celebrating 30 years of twinning for #Bristol & #Tblisi @brislordmayor @FearStephen @VLMEXEC https://t.co/FJo12ZKjV7

17 February, 21:18

Excellent AGM at SARI today. https://t.co/TIu4jJDBqe

16 February, 20:27

A special Evensong for anyone linked to the Commonwealth by background, work, family or interest. Pls join us and Share/Retweet! https://t.co/wdfUXpNVLa https://t.co/7wnFXo3q3T

16 February, 11:56

Everyone is welcome to this special Christian Evensong recognising the Commonwealth, regardless of faith or belief, on 22 April, 15.30. Pls wear national dress or costume & celebrate our common links & values. @BristolCathedra @BristolPost https://t.co/OjB5DC5i2R

16 February, 11:47

Happy Chinese New Year to all! Wishing you good fortune and good luck! #ChineseNewYear #bacwg https://t.co/FFNLvPxS1L

16 February, 09:08

RT: UWEVolunteering

Great to hear Peaches Golding speak about the student journey and learning from mistakes tonight at #UWEBristolTalent @PeachesTweets https://t.co/XdUpEp8r7q

15 February, 20:03

Great to be with such talented young people and generous employers. What an amazing night to come! #UWEBristolTalent https://t.co/UjivPiSLuY

15 February, 18:24