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Discovering the Healing Arts in the Crichton Collection’s Scrapbooks

View image What comes to mind when you think of the asylum? Is it the image of the large, isolated, gothic institution, dark and mysterious, surrounded by spiked gates and iron-clad windows? Or do you immediately think of straitjackets and chains, physical restraint and neglect? Acquiring a reputation for being ‘dustbins’ for the imprisonment of…

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Discovering the Healing Arts in the Crichton Collection’s Scrapbooks

27th July 2023

CHOIRS – WE NEED YOU!

We are looking for local choirs to join us on a collaborative project to create a virtual reality choir experience for those who might not have access to in person group singing. The Crichton Trust are working with CareReality, Alzheimer Scotland, and the University of York in collaboration on the ‘Virtual Choirs in Care Homes:…

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CHOIRS – WE NEED YOU!

25th July 2023

Site Access at The Crichton – UCI World Cycling Championships 11th and 12th August 2023

The UCI Paracycling World Road Championships are coming to Dumfries next month and the town will be hosting a number of exciting races between the 9th and the 12th of August. The Crichton will be the location of the Paracycling Road Race, which means there will be significant access restrictions on site. Anyone is welcome…

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Site Access at The Crichton – UCI World Cycling Championships 11th and 12th August 2023

20th July 2023

The Crichton Estate Achieves Environmental Excellence

Pictured (from L – R): Head Gardener Gary McCormick, COO Rachel Cowper and Maintenance Team Member Steven Carson at The Crichton’s wildflower meadow. The Crichton Trust are pleased to announce that the Estate has successfully achieved the Green Flag Award standard for another year, and is recognised as one of the very best outdoor areas…

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The Crichton Estate Achieves Environmental Excellence

18th July 2023

Family Cycling Festival at The Crichton

When: Sunday 6th August Where: The Crichton Estate (visit Crichton Central on the day to find out more about what’s on) What time: 11am to 3pm  Who: The Crichton Trust working in partnership with local organisations  Come and join us at The Crichton Estate for a day of free cycling fun before the UCI Cycling…

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Family Cycling Festival at The Crichton

3rd July 2023
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