Welcome to the website of The Surrey Lieutenancy

Michael More-Molyneux

Here you can find information and updates on the role and activities of the Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey, Michael More-Molyneux, and the ways in which the Lieutenancy supports and impacts on the life, business and communities of our county.

The role and mission of the Surrey Lieutenancy is to serve the Sovereign and connect the communities of the county. This brings the Lieutenancy two core responsibilities: 

– To uphold the dignity and position of the Crown by assisting and representing it in all aspects of the life of Surrey.

– To support the values the Crown represents by celebrating, inspiring and promoting the vibrancy of county life.

Spring has arrived and I feel fortunate to be able to enjoy the extraordinary landscape and woodland which Surrey has in such abundance. This is the season traditionally associated with new life and potential. Everywhere the trees are coming into bud, leaf and flower. While the season heralds the optimism and the energy of longer days there are many individuals and families in Surrey experiencing great pressures and for whom this year is proving very tough. 

I am heartened every week by the exceptional examples of compassion, commitment, generosity and inclusion which I see when visiting charities, healthcare providers, schools and businesses across the county. There are so many examples of excellence and service often delivered by wonderful groups of volunteers and in numerous creative ways. I encourage everyone who is able, to think of those in their community who may need support. 

I hope that over the Easter holiday we can pause to consider each other and ways in which we can support our community. 

Across the Lieutenancy our thoughts are with HM The King and HRH The Princess of Wales and all those undergoing treatment of any kind and those who are enduring suffering, loss or illness.  I hope that over the Easter holiday we can pause to consider the ways in which we can support one another and our communities

Michael More – Molyneux

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Surrey



Tuesday 26th March 2024

Mock Trials Competition

On Saturday 23rd March The Lord-Lieutenant attended The Surrey Magistrates’ Mock Trial Competition. The Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition is […]

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Chief Scout Gold Awards Presentation

On Saturday 16th March at NESCOT, Deputy Lieutenant, Brigadier Roger Hood QVRM TD presented sixty four Scouts with their Chief […]

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Inter-House Music Final

Back for the second year and beautifully performed in Ranmore Hall with full stage and lighting effects, the Inter-House Music […]

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1st Claygate Scout and Guide Band annual concert

Holy Trinity Church in Claygate was packed on Saturday 16th March with those people lucky enough to attend the 1st […]

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The Brigitte Trust celebrates its 40th anniversary

Surrey charity The Brigitte Trust has provided 40 years of emotional, practical, and social support to people living with a […]

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Message from His Majesty The King for the Commonwealth Day Service of Celebration

The seventy-fifth anniversary of The Commonwealth is a moment to reflect on the remarkable journey that our unique family of […]

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh takes part in a puppeteering performance and co-presents a radio show during a creative visit to Leatherhead.

As part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s big birthday week celebrations, His Royal Highness joined The Lord Lieutenant, Michael More-Molyneux, […]

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Guildford Hongkongers Lunar New Year Market

On Saturday 10th February, Guildford Hongkongers hosted a Lunar New Year Market at Guildford Cathedral, on the first day of […]

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THE DUCHESS OF EDINBURGH VOLUNTEERS AT THE LIGHTHOUSE BARNSBURY

Her Royal Highness  The Duchess of Edinburgh joined the volunteer team at The Lighthouse in Barnsbury, Woking on Wednesday afternoon, […]

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Surrey from the Sky’ will be the theme for this year’s Surrey Day, which will take place on Saturday 11 May 2024.

It will be the sixth year of the annual celebration of life in the county, which sees the Surrey Lieutenancy […]

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Royal Visits and Events

The King and other members of the Royal Family make almost 3,000 visits across the United Kingdom each year. In Surrey, as in other counties, official functions are often included in these visits.

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Sunday 8th July 2018

Volunteers of BERT receive a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service at Brockham Green

The volunteers of the Brockham Emergency Response Team (BERT) were one of nine Surrey groups to receive the Award.

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