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CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR DRIVE-IN

The team behind the Doonhame Festival is pleased to announce that a new Drive-In Christmas Show for families will take place over two weekends in December on The Crichton grounds in Dumfries. The 1 hour Christmas Spectacular will feature some well-known faces playing your favourite panto characters including the Dame, Cinderella and the Christmas Fairy.…

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CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR DRIVE-IN

1st December 2020

VACANCY FOR CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER ROLE The Crichton Trust seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead us through a period of unprecedented growth and development. Our focus as we transition into the new world is simply the wellbeing of our people, place and partners. If you are excited by a vision for The Crichton to become…

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VACANCY FOR CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

12th November 2020

IN THE RUNNING FOR TWO IIP AWARDS

The Crichton Trust is delighted to share news of being shortlisted for two Investors in People Awards (IIP) in 2020. Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust has been shortlisted in the Leader of the Year category, while the Trust has been shortlisted in the Best Newcomer to IIP category. Over the past two…

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IN THE RUNNING FOR TWO IIP AWARDS

12th November 2020

TRUST CLAIMS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD

The Crichton Trust claimed the Outstanding Social Enterprise award at the annual DG Business Awards for 2020 last week. An awards dinner usually takes place at Easterbrook Hall and was originally scheduled to take place in March 2020.  Due to the current restrictions, a virtual ceremony, hosted by Lee Medd, Business Development Manager at DG…

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TRUST CLAIMS SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AWARD

12th November 2020

ROYAL BURGH OF DUMFRIES TATTOO 2022

The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo was due to take place on Saturday 25th April 2020 on the grounds of The Crichton, but due to Covid-19, it was rescheduled to 24th April 2021. Given the ongoing risks and uncertainty surrounding the restrictions on events and gatherings in 2021, it has now been decided to reschedule…

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ROYAL BURGH OF DUMFRIES TATTOO 2022

12th November 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 3 NOVEMBER UPDATE

On Tuesday 3 November, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted his monthly update meeting on Zoom. Gwilym welcomed everyone to the meeting at 4pm. Key Updates: Outdoor Space:  We have been encouraged by those using the grounds throughout the year. The grounds have been stunning during the autumn and we encourage everyone…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 3 NOVEMBER UPDATE

3rd November 2020

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TENANTS

The Crichton Trust is keen to keep tenants and partners up to date with the latest news from The Crichton. We are working hard to share our news with you and we would love to hear your updates too. Here’s how to keep in touch and up to date… COMMUNICATING WITH THE CRICHTON COMMUNITY MONTHLY…

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR TENANTS

29th October 2020

JOIN OUR CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

JOIN OUR CRICHTON BRIEFINGS First Tuesday of every month, 4pm, Zoom ID: 838 7652 3626 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY… 3 NOVEMBER, 4PM 1 DECEMBER, 4PM Click here to join the meeting If you are part of The Crichton Community, you may want to join us on Zoom for The Crichton Briefings; a monthly meeting with…

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JOIN OUR CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

29th October 2020

UPDATE: TENANTS’ FORUM 28 OCTOBER

We held our monthly Tenants’ Forum on Zoom on 28 October.  Thanks to those who attended. MONTHLY UPDATE: Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust discussed the challenges currently faced by businesses and the added complexity and uncertainty around the new 5-tier framework that is being introduced by the Scottish Government to manage the ongoing…

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UPDATE: TENANTS’ FORUM 28 OCTOBER

29th October 2020

KAISER CHIEFS TO HEADLINE DOONHAME FESTIVAL 2021

KAISER CHIEFS TO HEADLINE THE 2021 DOONHAME FESTIVAL AT THE CRICHTON  The Doonhame Festival is scheduled to return to the grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st July 2021. The 2020 event was cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions and although 2020 has brought great disappointment to festival goers, the Doonhame…

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KAISER CHIEFS TO HEADLINE DOONHAME FESTIVAL 2021

28th October 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 6 OCTOBER UPDATE

On Tuesday 6 October, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted his monthly update meeting on Zoom. Gwilym welcomed everyone to the meeting. Key Updates: What more can we do? Risks from Covid-19 seem to be on the rise again, so we continue to review what we do and what else we can…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 6 OCTOBER UPDATE

9th October 2020

UPDATE: TENANTS’ FORUM 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust delivered his monthly update (via Zoom) to tenants at The Crichton on 30 September. Thank you to those who attended. ZOOMING IN ON OUR TENANTS As part of these monthly meetings, we will be zooming in on our tenants at The Crichton and this week we zoomed…

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UPDATE: TENANTS’ FORUM 30 SEPTEMBER 2020

30th September 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 8 SEPTEMBER UPDATE

On Tuesday 8 September, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted his monthly update (rescheduled from 1 September) meeting on zoom. Key Updates: Hospitality and Events: Given the significant challenges and uncertainties for the events and hospitality sector due to Covid-19 and the imminent end to the furlough Scheme, The Crichton Trust has…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 8 SEPTEMBER UPDATE

9th September 2020

PLANS TO BUILD BACK BETTER

THE CRICHTON TRUST OUTLINES PLANS TO BUILD BACK BETTER Following months of unprecedented change and uncertainty resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, The Crichton Trust has this week released news of its ambition to build back better. Like most businesses and third sector organisations, 2020 has presented The Crichton Trust with significant challenges, but despite the…

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PLANS TO BUILD BACK BETTER

2nd September 2020

COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFING – RESCHEDULED SEPTEMBER

** THE SEPTEMBER BRIEFING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM 1 SEPTEMBER TO 8 SEPTEMBER AT 4PM – MEETING ID WILL NOT CHANGE – SEE LINK AND DETAILS BELOW ** JOIN US FOR OUR NEW COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS First Tuesday of every month, 4pm, Zoom ID: 838 7652 3626 Click here to join the meeting If you…

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COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFING – RESCHEDULED SEPTEMBER

31st August 2020

SUPPORT FOR VENUES AND EVENTS SECTOR

On Tuesday 11 August, many venues across the country turned red as part of the #LightItInRed and #WeMakeEvents campaign to support the events sector and all those who work in it.    With the ongoing risk of Covid-19 and the restrictions in place to minimise the risks from large gatherings, it’s a particularly tough time for…

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SUPPORT FOR VENUES AND EVENTS SECTOR

12th August 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 4 AUGUST UPDATE

On Tuesday 4 August, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted the fourth Crichton Briefing on Zoom. The meeting was attended by 13 participants. A brief summary of the meeting is noted below: While all plans are subject to change at this time, The Crichton Trust has outlined their plans for venues at…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 4 AUGUST UPDATE

6th August 2020

CRICHTON CENTRAL COMING SOON

A NEW HOME FOR COLLABORATORS AND INNOVATORS IN THE SOUTH OF SCOTLAND The South of Scotland will soon be home to a new state-of-the-art co-working space at The Crichton in Dumfries. The Crichton, an 85-acre parkland estate, is already home to 80+ business, third sector and academic tenants and partners and has stunning grounds and…

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CRICHTON CENTRAL COMING SOON

30th July 2020

VIDEO BLOG UPDATE 5

VIDEO BLOG 5: The latest video blog published on the 25th July can be seen below.  As Government restrictions ease further, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust brings us up to date regarding changes at The Crichton in his latest video blog (see below). Key highlights: Protect yourself and others: if you haven’t…

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VIDEO BLOG UPDATE 5

28th July 2020

COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

JOIN US FOR OUR NEW COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS First Tuesday of every month, 4pm, Zoom ID: 838 7652 3626 Click here to join the meeting If you are part of The Crichton Community, you may want to join us on Zoom for The Crichton Briefings; a new monthly meeting with Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of…

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COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

27th July 2020
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