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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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 […]

Appointment of new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Kent

The Lady Colgrain, the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent has, with Her Majesty The Queen’s approval, appointed Brigadier (Retd) Trevor Minter OBE DL, of Canterbury, to be her Vice Lord-Lieutenant.  He will serve a three-year term with effect from Monday 9th November 2020. Brigadier Minter has been a Deputy Lieutenant since 2002 and has served on the […]

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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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Cohesion Plus Interfaith Initiative for India

Cohesion Plus Interfaith Initiative for India

Deputy Lieutenant, Dr Bhargawa Vasudaven, was pleased to support an initiative organised by Cohesion Plus working with multi faith groups in Gravesham and Dartford to secure 150 Oxygen Concentrator machines which will be sent to India via Khalsa Aid this week.  A...

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Royal British Legion 100th Anniversary in Hythe

Royal British Legion 100th Anniversary in Hythe

On Saturday 15 May, Deputy Lieutenant, Major Dennis Bradley attended a wreath laying ceremony at Hythe War Memorial to mark 100 years of the Royal British Legion. This important event was organised by the Hythe and Saltwood Branch of the Royal British Legion who work...

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Opening of Suicide Bereavement Support Group

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...

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Trees have often had great significance in many of the world’s religions. In this video, leaders from the interfaith community come together to share what trees mean to them and their faiths, and to encourage all to #plantatreeforthejubilee🌱

Learn more http://queensgreencanopy.org🌳

🌳 Introducing The Queen’s Green Canopy!

🍃 Today marks the launch of @qgcanopy, a a unique, UK-wide tree planting initiative created to mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022.

📸 The Queen and The Prince of Wales with the first Jubilee tree, planted earlier this year.

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