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The New Moon: Reading and Writing as Therapeutic Agents at the Crichton Royal

View image A year after the first theatrical was performed by patients in the hospital boardroom emerged another creative venture from within the walls of the Crichton Royal: The New Moon. The inaugural issue of Crichton’s very own in-house magazine The New Moon or Crichton Royal Literary Register was published in December 1844, being the…

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The New Moon: Reading and Writing as Therapeutic Agents at the Crichton Royal

10th August 2023

UCI Cycling World Championships at The Crichton: What You Need to Know

We’re excited to be the location for two days of para-cycling road races as the UCI Cycling World Championships come to Dumfries! While the time trials are taking place in the town on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th of August, The Crichton will be home to the road races and medal events on Thursday 11th…

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UCI Cycling World Championships at The Crichton: What You Need to Know

9th August 2023

Raising the Wind: The Crichton Royal Institution’s First Theatrical

View image Whilst poring over the rich variety of cultural ephemera collaged across the pages of Dr Charles Easterbrook’s scrapbook, I stumbled across this beautifully-printed copy of a programme advertising a performance of James Kenney’s humorous farce, Raising the Wind, that took place in January 1843. At first glance, the programme itself did not strike…

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Raising the Wind: The Crichton Royal Institution’s First Theatrical

3rd August 2023
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