Lieutenancy of South Yorkshire

Engagements carried out by the Lord Lieutenant

The Lord-Lieutenant undertakes about 300 engagements each year in the local communities of South Yorkshire, as part of his duties.

These range from engagements of a formal nature, such as receiving Members of the Royal Family visiting the county, to those of a more personal nature, like presenting personal honours to individuals for their contribution to the county's communities.

You can see details of the engagements undertaken by the Lord-Lieutenant, and his representatives, using the drop-down tabs below.

Royal visits to South Yorkshire 

Date Event Received by

31.10.17

Visit by HRH The Duke of Gloucester
Carrs of Sheffield (MFG) Ltd – Westfield Health
– Chapmans Limited – Linbrooke Services
Limited, Sheffield
Vice-Lord Lieutenant

6.10.17

Visit by HRH The Princess Royal
Doncaster Citizens Advice
 Lord-Lieutenant

2.10.17

Visit by HRH The Duke of Kent
Naylor Industries plc Barnsley – Rotherham
Hospital Urgent and Emergency Care Centre
– William Cook Cast Products, Sheffield

Lord-Lieutenant
19.7.17 Visit by HRH The Duke of York to AESSEAL,
Rotherham
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
Mr J Holt
10.4.17 Visit by HRH The Duke of York Lord-Lieutenant
17.2.17 Visit by HRH The Princess Royal to
The English Institute of Sport, Sheffield
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
Mr J Holt
9.11.16 Visit by HRH The Duke of Kent KG to
JRI Orthopaedics, Sheffield, and Barnsley
6th Form College and Cooper Gallery
Lord-Lieutenant
11.10.16 Visit by HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG,
GVCOto X-Cel Superturn and Solo Protect,
Rotherham, Sheffield Hallam University, and
Lord Chordat Broomgrove Nursing Home
Lord-Lieutenant
11.5.2016 Visit by HRH The Princess Royal
Northern Racing College Riding for the
Disabled and Ulley Sailing Club, Rotherham
Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - December 2017

Date Event Received by

20.12

Presentation of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary
Service 2017 to Sheffield Churches Council for
Community Care – Sheffield Town Hall
Lord-Lieutenant
16.12 Attend South Yorkshire Police Senior Mess Ball Lord-Lieutenant
14.12 Attend Doncaster Business Awards Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Warde-Aldam
14.12 Attend Sir Hugh Neill’s Memorial Service –
Sheffield Cathedral
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
13.12 Attend SY Fire & Rescue and South Yorkshire
Police Prince’s Trust Team 5 Graduation -
Barnsley
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Eldred
12.12 Attend South Yorkshire Police and Fire Carol
Service – Sheffield Cathedral
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
10.12 Attend St. Luke’s Thanksgiving Service – Sheffield
Cathedral
Lord-Lieutenant
10.12 Attend 106 (WR) Field Squadron Cocktail Party Lord-Lieutenant
9.12 Attend concert by Barnsley Youth Choir Lord-Lieutenant
8.12 Attend Sheffield Prince’s Trust TEAM Graduation Lord-Lieutenant
7.12 Attend GB Boxing Charity Partnership Launch Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - November 2017

Date Event Received by
28.11 Citizenship Ceremony – Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewett
26.11 Attend Doncaster Tamil Educational and Cultural
Academy’s First Annual Day
Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs A Mohammed
23.11 Attend Sheffield Hallam University Graduation
Ceremony
Lord-Lieutenant
21.11 Citizenship Ceremony – Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Mr R Dyson
21.11 Attend Doncaster College Graduation Ceremony Lord-Lieutenant
20.11 Attend the unveiling of Victoria Cross Paving Stone
of Rifleman Albert Shepherd - Barnsley
Lord-Lieutenant
18.11 Attend JCI Sheffield Annual Dinner Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs J Marshall
17.11 Attend Community Achievement Awards
Voluntary Action Rotherham
Lord-Lieutenant
17.11 Attend Sheffield Hallam University Culture Plan Lord-Lieutenant
16.11 Attend Rent Audit Dinner - Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
14.11 Citizenship Ceremony – Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Professor P White
14.11 Attend RFCA Royal Salute in York Lord-Lieutenant
13.11 Presentation of British Empire Medal to
Mrs Jean Holland – Sheffield Town Hall
Lord-Lieutenant
12.11 Attend Grimethorpe Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Foster
12.11 Attend Penistone Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Hayward
12.11 Attend Edlington Town Council Remembrance Day
Service
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewitt
12.11 Attend Dinnington and District Remembrance
Day Service
Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bloomer
12.11 Attend Chapeltown Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel N Williams
12.11 Attend Thorne and Moorends Remembrance
Day Service
Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs S Scholey
12.11 Attend Mexborough Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs H Massarella
12.11 Attend Stannington Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bardhan
12.11 Attend Stocksbridge Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr T Pedder
12.11 Attend Conisbrough Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Dyson
12.11 Attend Clayton Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Warde-Aldam
12.11 Attend Hooton Remembrance Day Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Warde-Aldam
12.11 Attend Rotherham’s Remembrance Sunday Service Lord -Lieutenant
12.11 Attend Sheffield’s Remembrance Sunday Service Vice Lord-Lieutenant
12.11 Attend Barnsley’s Remembrance Sunday Service Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Eldred
12.11 Attend Doncaster’s Remembrance Sunday Service Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel J Hunt
11.11 Attend the Armistice Day Service at Doncaster
Mansion House
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
11.11 Attend Friends of Wardsend Cemetery
Remembrance Service
Deputy Lieutenant
Dr J MacDonald
11.11 Attend the Royal Air Force/RBL Festival of
Remembrance Concert – Rotherham Minster
Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs H Massarella
11.11 Attend the Remembrance Day Service for Kirk
Sandal War Memorial
Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs S Scholey
11.11 Attend the Frecheville Royal British Legion
Armistice Day Parade
Lord-Lieutenant
10.11 Attend the Remembrance Service at Hall
Cross Academy
Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs S Scholey
10.11 Attend the Remembrance Day Service at Darton
College
Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel G Kilbun
9.11 Attend the Royal British Legion and Horizon Festival
of Remembrance
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Hayward
9.11 Attend Annual Remembrance Event at
The Dearne ALC
Lord-Lieutenant
4.11 Attend Sheffield Sea Cadets Mess Dinner
Charity Fundraiser
Lord-Lieutenant
4.11 Attend Thorne Sea Cadets Mess Dinner Vice Lord-Lieutenant
2.11 Visit to HMP Moorland Prison Lord-Lieutenant
1.11 Attend 8th Battalion, The Rifles Formation Reception Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - October 2017

Date Event Received by
31.10 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Lady Neill
30.10 Attend 50th Anniversary Service of Celebration,
Sheffield
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
26.10 Attend Lord-Lieutenant's Cadet Presentations Lord-Lieutenant
26.10 Attend the 10th Edward Bramley Sheffield
Law Lecture
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr D Smith
24.10 Visit to Oakwood High School Lord-Lieutenant
19.10 Attend Yorkshire Air Ambulance Recognition Awards Lord-Lieutenant
16.10 Tour of Northern Racing College, Doncaster Lord-Lieutenant
16.10 Attend Official Opening of Rotherham Sight and Sound Deputy Lieutenant
Mr R Dyson
12.10 Attend STEM Launch Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs P Liversidge
5.10 Attend RFCA Employer Recognition Scheme Silver
Awards 2017
Lord-Lieutenant
5.10 Attend Launch of New Mental Health Team '4:Thought' Lord-Lieutenant
4.10 Attend the Portrait Unveiling of Dr Kathryn Riddle Lord-Lieutenant
4.10 Citizenship Ceremony, Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Mr W Akhtar
4.10 Attend Letters Patent Ceremony Lord-Lieutenant
3.10 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel J Fox
3.10 Attend the Installation of the Master Cutler Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - September 2017

Date Event In attendance
30.9 Attend HMS Sheffield Association Annual Gala
Dinner
Lord-Lieutenant
28.9 Attend the Official Opening of the New Age UK
Sheffield Office
Lord-Lieutenant
24.9 Attend a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the
300th Anniversay of Freemasonry
Lord-Lieutenant
23.9 Attend the Installation of the Bishop of Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
23.9 Attend Thorne Sea Cadets Open Day, Doncaster Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewitt
23.9 Visit Concord All Stars Lord-Lieutenant
22.9 Officially Launch HOPE Charity Lord-Lieutenant
21.9 Sheffield Chamber of Commerce President's Dinner Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Cowling
20.9 Visit Doncaster Literacy Project lord-Lieutenant
19.9 Attend Doncaster's 1053 Squadron Air Training
Corps Passing Out Parade
Lord Lieutenant
19.9 Visit to Wolf Safety Lamp Company, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
18.9 Attend Service for Reverend Leslie Adrian Bateman,
Barnsley
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Eldred
18.9 Attend Organ Donor Ceremony, Barnsley Lord-Lieutenant
18.9 Visit to Hall Cross Academy, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
17.9 Attend Sheffield's Battle of Britain Parade and
Service
Lord-Lieutenant
17.9 Attend Rotherham's Battle of Britain Parade and
Service
Lord-Lieutenant
17.9 Attend Barnsley's Battle of Britain Parade and
Service
Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel G Kilburn
15.9 Give talk to students at Sheffield Park Academy Lord-Lieutenant
14.9 Launch of South Yorkshire Futures Lord-Lieutenant
12.9 Attend South Yorkshire Police Force Awards
Ceremony, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
12.9 Attend Boeing Sheffield Groundbreaking Ceremony Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewett
10.9 Attend the Official Opening of Moscar Lodge Lord-Lieutenant
6.9 Visit Mercia Learning Trust Lord-Lieutenant
6.9 Attend South Yorkshire County Scout Council AGM Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewitt
1.9 Attend South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Recruits
Graduation Event
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr R Dyson

Lieutenancy engagements - August 2017

Date Event In attendance
15-18.8 Visit to cadets Annual Summer Camp Lord-Lieutenant
14.8 Celebration to mark the 70th anniversary of
Pakistan's independence - Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
11.8 Attend Rotherham MCVC Summer Ball Lord-Lieutenant
11.8 Attend Private Arnold Loosemore Victoria Cross
Paving Stones Ceremony - Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
9.8 Citizenship Ceremony - Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs J Wheatley
1.8 Attend Yorkshire Day Celebrations in Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - July 2017

Date Event In attendance
28.7 Forfeit Feast, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
27.7 South Yorkshire fire and Rescue Presentation,
Rotherham
Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bloomer
23.7 Celebrations to mark Rabbi Golom's 25 years
in Sheffield
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
22.7 Dedication of Kirk Sandall War Memorial Vice Lord-Lieutenant
21.7 Sheffield University Graduation Dinner Vice Lord-Lieutenant
21.7 Sheffield University Summer Degree Ceremony Vice Lord-Lieutenant
20.7 Grand Opening of Shiloh, Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs J Wheatley
19.7 Sheffield University Summer Degree Ceremony Vice Lord-Lieutenant
18.7 Sheffield Futures Showcase Event Deputy Lieutenant
Miss S McHugh
16.7 Service of Holy Communion to mark the retirement
of the Reverend Canon David Bliss, Rotherham Minster
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
12.7 The Yorkshire Regiment Beating Retreat and Cocktail Party Vice Lord-Lieutenant
11.7 Great Yorkshire Show Presidents' Lunch Vice Lord-Lieutenant
6.7 Production of West Side Story at High Storrs School Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Cowling

Lieutenancy engagements - June 2017

Date Event In attendance
29.6 High Sheriff's summer reception, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
27.6 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs K Riddle
27.6 South Yorkshire Community Foundation
30th anniversary closing event
Lord-Lieutenant
26.6 Presentation of British Empire Medal to
Mr Standley Shaw, Mr Gary Smith and
Mrs Carol Ann Wilding, Sheffield Town Hall
Lord-Lieutenant
25.6 160th anniversary of Warsend cemetery Lord-Lieutenant
24.6 Rotherham Music 'Proms in the Park' Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Dyson
24.6 Bradfield Festival of Music, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
24.6 Doncaster Armed Forces Day Lord-Lieutenant
24.6 Barnsley Armed Forces Day Deputy Lieutenant
Mr J Hayward
24.6 Rotherham Armed Forces Day Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel J Hunt
23.6 Barnsley Youth Choir and Aurin Choir Concert,
Horizon Community College, Barnsley
Lord-Lieutenant
23.6 Attend the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant,
Sheffield Town Hall
Lord-Lieutenant
22.6 Consecration of the Very Reverend Dr Pete Wilcox,
York Minster
Lord-Lieutenant
21.2 Presentation of British Empire Medal to the
family of the 
late Norman Rimmington,
Barnsley Football Club
Lord-Lieutenant
20.6 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Professor P White
19.6 Citizenship Ceremony, Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bardhan
19.6 Visit to Springwell School, Barnsley Lord-Lieutenant
18.6 Ifta (breaking of fast), Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
18.6 Doncaster Civic Service and Parad Lord-Lieutenant
17.6 Sheffield Armed Forces Day Lord-Lieutenant
16.6 Tour of Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield
Hallam University
Lord-Lieutenant
15.6 Barnsley Civic Service, St Mary's Church,
Barnsley
Lord-Lieutenant
13.6 Visit to Sheffield and Rotherham Gifted and
Talented Science and Technology Day,
Sheffield Hallam University
Lord-Lieutenant
12.6 Presentation by Active Response,
Barnsley Town Hall
Lord-Lieutenant
10.6 Yorkshire Ambulance Charity Dinner,
Sheffield Cathedral
Lord-Lieutenant
6.6 Attend BIG Volunteer Walk, Rotherham Minster Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Dyson

Lieutenancy engagements - May 2017

Date Event In attendance
27.5 Mount St Mary's Gala prize giving event Lord-Lieutenant
25.5 Ambassador Event, Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster Lord-Lieutenant
21.5 Sheffield Civic Sunday Service, Cathedral Church of
St Marie
Lord-Lieutenant
20.5 Rotherham Civic Service and Parade, Rotherham Minster Lord-Lieutenant
18.5 Cutlers Feast, Cutlers Hall, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
17.5 Ceremony of Election, Sheffield Town Hall Lord-Lieutenant
16.5 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel J Fox
14.5 HMS Sheffield Falkland Anniversary, Sheffield Cathedral Lord-Lieutenant
10.5 Reception and Celebration for Music in the Round
May Festival, Crucible Studio
Lord-Lieutenant
9.5 Reception hosted by HRH The Duke of York,
St James Palace
Lord-Lieutenant
8.5 Sheffield Volunteering Awards, Sheffield
Students Union
Lord-Lieutenant
7.5 Polish Heritage Day, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
7.5 Oak Colliery Memorial Dedication Day and
unveiling of new statue, Barnsley
Lord-Lieutenant
2.5 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Reverend P Bradley

Lieutenancy engagements - April 2017

Date Event In attendance
28.4 Tour de Yorkshire Stage Final Lord-Lieutenant
27.4 Ceremony of Sounding Retreat Lord-Lieutenant
27.4 SSAFA South Yorkshire Annual General Meeting Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewitt
27.4 Presentation of the King's Own Yorkshire Light
Infantry Colours to Doncaster Council
Lord-Lieutenant
26.4 Sheffield University Officer Training
Corps Annual Cocktail Party, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
25.4 Citizenship Ceremony - Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
24.4 Thorne Sea Cadets Royal Naval Parade Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewett
24.4 Citizenship Ceremony - Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant  
Earl of Scarborough
23.4 Faith Multicultural Dinner for St George’s
Day – Doncaster
Lord-Lieutenant
22.4 106 Field Squadron Freedom Parade – Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant  
Colonel N Williams
22.4 Launch  of the Veterans' Gateway at the
National Memorial Arboretum
Lord-Lieutenant
16.4 Vaisakhi Festival – Sikh Temple Lord-Lieutenant
13.4 South Yorkshire Fire and Police Trust
Presentation 
Lord-Lieutenant 
12.4 The Duke of York Community Initiative Lord-Lieutenant
8.4 Queen Scout and Award Holders Dinner Lord Lieutenant
6.4 Welcome Centre Appeal, Sheffield Lord Lieutenant
6.4 High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Declaration
of Office Ceremony
Lord Lieutenant
5.4 Edlington Hilltop Centre and officially
open new charity shop
Lord Lieutenant
3.4 Launch of Islam Awareness Week,
Sheffield
Deputy Lieutenant  
Mr B Eldred
3.4 Visit to Sheffield Teaching Hospital
NHS Foundation Trust
Lord Lieutenant
2.4 Legal Service, Sheffield Lord Lieutenant
1.4 Visit Hindu Mandir and Community
Centre
Lord Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - March 2017

Date Event Received by
27.3 Muslim Christian Friendship Event Lord-Lieutenant
27.3 Meeting with Archbishop of York Lord-Lieutenant
24.3 Visit to Safe@last Depaul UK Lord-Lieutenant
22.3 Visit to Community Shop, Athersley Lord-Lieutenant
22.3 Visit to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Prince's
Trust, Rotherham
Lord-Lieutenant
21.3 Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire Presentation,
Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
20.3 Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition, Sheffield Institute Lord-Lieutenant
18.3 Pitsmoor Adventure Playground Lord-Lieutenant
17.3 Doncaster Council's Learning Opportunities and Skills Lord-Lieutenant
15.3 Croft House Theatre Company,
'Priscilla Queeen of the Desert'
Lord-Lieutenant
15.3 Official Opening of the Dorothy Fox Education
Centre, Sheffield
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
14.3 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Reverend P Bradley
8.3 Visit to Zest Centre, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
8.3 International Women's Day, Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bardhan
3.3 Sheffield and District Chartered Accountants'
Annual Dinner
Deputy Lieutenant
Mr C Jewitt
3.3 Silverwood Miners Welfare and Resource Centre Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - February 2017

Date Event Received by
28.2 Air Training Corps Annual Presentation Evening,
Sheffield
Vice Lord-Lieutenant
27.2 Royal Naval Parade and Inspection, Barnsley Lord-Lieutenant
27.2 Visit to Parkway Precision Factory, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
21.2 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Lady Neill
19.2 Anniversary Dinner for Link FM Deputy Lieutenant
Dr G Bloomer
17.2 Sheffield Police Awards Vice Lord-Lieutenant

9.2 Reception for 201 Drill Team, Rotherham Deputy Lieutenant
Mr B Dyson
1.2 Doncaster Ambassador Event Vice Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements - January 2017

Date Event Received by
31.1 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Colonel J Fox
29.1 United Synagogue Sheffield Hospital Sunday Service Vice Lord-Lieutenant
27.1 Holocaust Memorial Day Deputy Lieutenant
Mrs J Wheatley
26.1 Legion de Honneur Presentation to Mr Stout by
Mr Jean-Claude Lafontaine, Consult Honoraire de
France, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
26.1 Visit to Radio Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
25.1 Presentation of Queen’s Award for International
Trade to GO Superfoods Ltd, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
24.1 Visit to Fir Vale School, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
24.1 Citizenship Ceremony, Sheffield Deputy Lieutenant
Professor P White
20.1 Inspiring Youth Awards Ceremony, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
13.1 Graduation Ceremony, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant
12.1 Graduation Ceremony, Sheffield Lord-Lieutenant

Lieutenancy engagements 2016

Date Event In attendance
19.12 Presentation of British Empire Medal
to Mr John Hallows, Barnsley
Lord-Lieutenant
15.12 Presentation of Queens Award for
International Trade to Gripple Ltd, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
20.10 Presentation of Queen’s Award for
International Trade to Highfield International Ltd,
Doncaster
Lord-Lieutenant
12.10 Presentation of Queen’s Award for Innovation
to The Floow Ltd, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
12.10 Presentation of Queen’s Award for Innovation
to AESSEAL Plc, Rotherham
Lord-Lieutenant
6.10 Presentation of British Empire Medals to
Mrs Joan Harding, Mrs Joan Howarth,
Mr Mathew Norman Mowat, Miss Lisa Wendy Towers,
Mrs Elizabeth Versi and Mr Ron Wiltshire, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
16.9 Presentation of Queen’s Award for  Innovation
to 3Squared Ltd, Sheffield
Lord-Lieutenant
31.8 Presentation of British Empire Medal to
Mr Paul Anthony Brown, Doncaster
Lord-Lieutenant  

Visit by HRH, Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex

HRH, Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex delights members of the public by stopping for a chat on his visit to Elsecar Heritage Centre in April 2017.

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