Kent Lieutenancy

 

The Lord-Lieutenant is HM The Queen’s personal representative in the county, and is appointed by The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister of the day.

 

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HM Lord-Lieutenant of Kent

The Lady Colgrain

The Lady Colgrain took up her role as Lord-Lieutenant of Kent on April 22, 2020.

She is the county’s official representative of Her Majesty The Queen.

Lady Colgrain has lived in Kent for more than 40 years and is an active partner in the family farm near Sevenoaks. Having started her career in publishing, she has worked in the voluntary sector for 25 years, primarily with Citizens Advice.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

“Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday” On Thursday 10 June 2021, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Her Majesty The Queen for more than 72 years, would have reached his 100th birthday....

Barton Manor School

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to be asked to attend the Topping Out Ceremony at Barton Manor School with the Lord Mayor of Canterbury. This is a fantastic project and the Lord-Lieutenant is looking forward to visiting the school when it is completed in 2022.

Kent Day

Wednesday 26 May is Kent Day, a day to celebrate our beautiful County, the 'Garden of England'.  We are all extremely proud to live and work here in the County of Kent and The Lord-Lieutenant is honoured to be Her Majesty The Queen's official representative in the...

Opening of Suicide Bereavement Support Group

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, Deputy Lieutenant, Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven was pleased to officially open CASAS (Care and Support After Suicide).  CASAS is a specialist suicide bereavement support group in Gravesham.  It has been established by people who have...

Installation of Reverend Rachel Robertson

Deputy Lieutenant, Mrs Georgie Warner DL was pleased to be able to represent the Lord-Lieutenant at the Installation Service for Reverend Rachel Robertson to the Vicarage of Goudhurst with Kilndown.  The Service took place at St Mary’s in Goudhurst and Mrs Warner read the Letters Patent.  The Bishop of Dover was also present however, attendance […]

Kent New Year Honours 2021 Announced

Kent’s New Year Honours have been announced and we are extremely proud of everyone who has received an Honour in this year’s list.  We are very fortunate to have so many exceptional people in the County and we would like to wish every recipient many congratulations.  Kent Online has the full story with more details […]

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The Lieutenancy Information

Find out more about the Kent Lieutenancy, the Royal Family, etiquette and protocol and how we can help you.

Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Brigadier (Retd) Trevor Minter OBE DL has been a Deputy Lieutenant since 2002 and has served on the Lord-Lieutenant’s honours and awards committee.

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Royal Visits

The Lord-Lieutenant is responsible for making all the arrangements for a Royal visit to Kent by a member of the Royal Family.

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Etiquette & Protocol

Information about contacting members of the Royal Family and the etiquette and protocol about how they should formerly be addressed.

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Honours Information

The honours system offers public recognition to people in all walks of life and all sections of society who have given quite exceptional service and made a difference in their community or in the country.

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The Queen’s Award For Voluntary Service

If you would like to find out if your organisation or group may qualify for a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service then the Kent Lieutenancy is here to help you in the process.

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The Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Kent has many thriving businesses and The Lord-Lieutenant encourages them to apply for The Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

“Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen on what would have been Prince Philip’s 100th birthday” On Thursday 10 June 2021, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Her Majesty The Queen for more than 72 years, would have reached his 100th birthday....

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Barton Manor School

Barton Manor School

The Lord-Lieutenant was delighted to be asked to attend the Topping Out Ceremony at Barton Manor School with the Lord Mayor of Canterbury. This is a fantastic project and the Lord-Lieutenant is looking forward to visiting the school when it is completed in 2022.

read more
Kent Day

Kent Day

Wednesday 26 May is Kent Day, a day to celebrate our beautiful County, the 'Garden of England'.  We are all extremely proud to live and work here in the County of Kent and The Lord-Lieutenant is honoured to be Her Majesty The Queen's official representative in the...

read more

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We are absolutely delighted to congratulate all the Kent recipients of Honours in the #BirthdayHonours list. So many remarkable people who we are extremely fortunate to have in Kent, well done and thank you to you all #honourslist #kent #medway https://www.kentonline.co.uk/kent/news/the-people-in-kent-on-the-queens-birthday-honours-list-248894/

*Exciting news* Kent school Games is supporting Challenger Games 2021!

Take a look at some of the wonderful banners that featured in this mornings banner parade. @challengertroop

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