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

Bristol Steamship Owners’ 87th Annual Dinner

Bristol Steamship Owners’ 87th Annual Dinner

4 October 2018

The 87th annual dinner aboard the ss Great Britain.  For a fuller account  click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS just below.

A Journey around The Planets

A Journey around The Planets

1 October 2018

The Planetarium at We The Curious staged a 3-D journey around the solar system in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the performance of The Planets by Gustav Holst.  For additional information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND  EVENTS below.

Twitter Feed

RT: wabbey

The bouquet carried by Princess Eugenie at the #royalweddding yesterday has been sent to rest on the Grave of the Unknown Warrior here at Westminster Abbey. This royal wedding tradition was started by The Queen Mother and remembers fallen soldiers. 💐 https://t.co/F9yI98XnIq

15 October, 20:44

Great sponsors for an inspiring awards event! https://t.co/r9opD42KFA

15 October, 20:35

RT: KGarvey20

Join us at 'The World in Bristol' event @bristolmuseum on 21 Oct, 10am - 4pm. Meet people from across the globe who enrich our city and enjoy performances & activites from China, Ghana, Jamaica, Romania, India, Somalia, Ireland, Cuba and more! FREE ENTRY https://t.co/6UarNagGWn

15 October, 17:52

#SW Lord-Lieutenants thank Dame Janet Trotter for her years of leadership, guidance and solidarity in the region and nationally. @damejtrotter @LLofDevon @WiltsLieutenant @SomersetLL @cornwall_ll Dorset Lieutenancy https://t.co/F4FMOBPZdy

15 October, 17:44

#Congratulations! And all good wishes for a lovely official tour to the #Commonwealth countries of #Australia, #Fiji, the Kingdom of #Tonga, and #NewZealand https://t.co/DWqr94ib3K

15 October, 09:14

If you think we are having fun, it's because we are. @BAPIOUK - uniting physicians, driving forward standards, providing global leadership https://t.co/HeCOPvAUzV

14 October, 15:33

RT: BrisStephen51

The Lord Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol Mrs Peaches Golding OBE lightening a symbolic candle at the BAPIO Conference in Bristol today! ⁦@BAPIOUK⁩ ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ ⁦@ParagSinghal09⁩ ⁦@DurieJames⁩ ⁦@brislordmayor⁩ https://t.co/RfYxgUual8

14 October, 15:25

I loved every second of Achieve - and there's another day of lectures, workshops, exhibition stands and more today! https://t.co/trYLBIxx9r

14 October, 15:23

Excellent conference, delightful Gala Dinner. Well done to all @BAPIOUK https://t.co/bjhfLei1fg

14 October, 15:18

Organ and blood donation is a selfless act. We are all very thankful of the generosity of families that give others the gift of life and the #nurses and #ambulance crews that make it possible. #Thankyou https://t.co/tl78NPxUrq

12 October, 17:53