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 His Majesty The King.
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.
The Lieutenancy Information
Find out more about the Kent Lieutenancy, the Royal Family, etiquette and protocol and how we can help you.
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.
The Lord-Lieutenant is responsible for making all the arrangements for a Royal visit to Kent by a member of the Royal Family.
Etiquette & Protocol
Information about contacting members of the Royal Family and the etiquette and protocol about how they should formerly be addressed.
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.
The King’s Award For Voluntary Service
If you would like to find out if your organisation or group may qualify for a King’s Award for Voluntary Service then the Kent Lieutenancy is here to help you in the process.
The King’s Award For Enterprise
Kent has many thriving businesses and The Lord-Lieutenant encourages them to apply for The King’s Award for Enterprise.
The Latest From Our Blog
Deputy Lieutenant, Kelvin Holford, was delighted to attend the Dartford Festival of Light, organised by the wonderful Kent Equality Cohesion Council. Read more about his fantastic community event on their website.
We were delighted to welcome HRH The Duchess of Edinburgh to Kent where she visited Rochester Cathedral to attend a special dinner inaugurating the campaign for a new Song School at the Cathedral. Her Royal Highness is the Royal Patron of the Rochester Cathedral...
Congratulations to the four Kent recipients of The King's Award for Voluntary Service. We are delighted to announce that Academy FM Thanet, Child's Vision, SATEDA and Sittingbourne Community Radio have all been awarded with The King's Award for Voluntary Service today...