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

Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leader Dinner

Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leader Dinner

15 May 2018

Over 100 of Bristol’s dignitaries and leading business people gathered on board the ss Great Britain for Womble Bond Dickinson’s Business Leaders Dinner.

Bristol's affiliation with HMS PRINCE OF WALES

Bristol's affiliation with HMS PRINCE OF WALES

10 May 2018

The Royal Navy turned out in force at the launch of the affiliation between Bristol and HMS PRINCE OF WALES, Britain’s largest and newest aircraft carrier (to read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

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RT: ASPoliceBPA

Happy Eid Mubarak to our communities, have a great day with family & Friends 🙏 @ASPolice BPA , @SuMountstevens @AandSPCC @MarvinJRees @Araikes @NBPAUK @PeachesTweets @AmjidAli_UK https://t.co/maey0bSUfh

15 June, 22:20

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Her Majesty and Her Royal Highness first visit the Mersey Gateway Bridge. #RoyalVisitCheshire 📷 PA Images https://t.co/HwfSn0noG3

14 June, 20:31

Fab meeting Ido & Taiwo of @IDPETERSLONDON, the most magical company anywhere! Thanks, ladies. https://t.co/FzLDZitX5g

11 June, 15:43

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Wishing The Duke of Edinburgh a happy 97th birthday! #HappyBirthdayHRH https://t.co/5DvyhzVxkK

10 June, 21:30

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Aroona Smith Deputy Lord Lieutenant @PeachesTweets visits a Dragon Boat Festival https://t.co/7mGtxsXuDZ

10 June, 21:29

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After the Trooping, The Queen & members of The Royal Family stand on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to watch the @RoyalAirForce Red Arrows Fly Past. https://t.co/Pe6fRIphKj

10 June, 08:11

A great tradition of raising funds through beautiful music in support of the #HighSheriff's fund targeting youth from less privileged communities & #BristolCathedral. A great evening! https://t.co/r8DboVdeOi

8 June, 22:53

Maybe one day he will be a Lord-Lieutenant's cadet. https://t.co/fIGSkqgBT0

8 June, 22:49

See you at tonight's #HighSheriff Concert @BristolCathedra It promises to be a lovely evening! https://t.co/pzFcPwdHEP

8 June, 14:27

Congratulations to the #Volunteers of #BristolUniversity on their #QAVS2018 by providing support for the work, development & educational activity of the University of Bristol #BotanicGarden @QueensAwardVS Well done!!

8 June, 12:09

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@ASPolice BPA executives team supporting Grand Iftar event hosted in St Marks Road Easton Bristol.... organisers with BPA Executive Pc Ziyad Asfour BPA Islamic Lead for A&S 🙏 @SuMountstevens @MarvinJRees @Araikes @NBPAUK @PeachesTweets @WiltsPoliceBPA https://t.co/CMGMB90N79

7 June, 21:42