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.

Bristol Commonwealth Big Lunch

Bristol Commonwealth Big Lunch

14 April 2018

Bristol joined cities and towns across the country in holding a Big Lunch to celebrate the Commonwealth and the 53 member countries of the Commonwealth (to read more click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

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RT: BristolCathedra

In this week's #BlessedIsShe, we meet Peaches Golding, OBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol. On Sunday 22 April, Evensong at 3.30pm will celebrate the 53 countries of the Commonwealth, and will be attended by the Lord-Lieutenant. All are welcome. https://t.co/WlZKSZNWH9 https://t.co/nXJqRu0Asr

22 April, 19:43

RT: BrisStephen51

The Commonwealth Choral Evensong at Bristol Cathedral this afternoon. It was wonderful. Lord lieutennant Mrs Peaches Golding and Dr Parag Singal and SRP after the service. https://t.co/0iliQE5TSR

22 April, 19:41

RT: BristolCathedra

On Sunday afternoon at the 3.30pm Evensong we will be joined by @PeachesTweets the Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol, and the BCCS Gospel Choir, as we celebrate the 53 countries of the Commonwealth. All are welcome. https://t.co/xi9YkLaGzN

22 April, 19:40

RT: Commonwealth18

ICYMI: Take a behind the scenes look at a special dinner hosted by The Queen at Buckingham Palace for Heads of Government to celebrate #ourCommonwealth during #CHOGM2018. @RoyalFamily @ClarenceHouse @KensingtonRoyal https://t.co/xvI7bXs3wU

22 April, 19:38

RT: brislordmayor

Busy Sunday! Roman Catholic civic service, celebrated tomorrow’s St George’s Day at a church service 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿,attended the Merchant Navy’s plaque rededication & then joined HM Lord Lieutenant @PeachesTweets for her very special #Commonwealth evening song @BristolCathedra 😊

22 April, 19:36

St George's Day service in #Bristol - my first as President of the #RoyalSocietyofStGeorge with @brislordmayor https://t.co/hFygRg6QUx

22 April, 19:36

RT: KensingtonRoyal

Her Majesty The Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, has appointed Prince Harry as a Commonwealth Youth Ambassador. https://t.co/iCD1z9aSuz

16 April, 20:05

RT: RoyalFamily

“It is a great honour to be able to bring Entrepreneurs from across the Commonwealth to London for the Commonwealth Summit”. Follow @TheDukeOfYork to see more of today’s entrepreneurs, who have come from 42 different Commonwealth countries. #CHOGM2018 https://t.co/XS3RfUOQF1

16 April, 20:01

A truly fabulous evening with so many stunningly impressive women from the charitable, public and private sectors. Congratulations, one and all! https://t.co/iyrPVzQ7kn

13 April, 21:16

You are so generous. Thank you so much, your support has always been very important for me. There are lots of brilliant women in & around Bristol. https://t.co/100DZWodlH

13 April, 21:14