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VIDEO BLOG UPDATE 1

VIDEO BLOG 1: The latest video blog published on the 25th April can be seen below.  Since the 23rd March, we have all been in lockdown and complying with the strict social distancing measures that have been put in place to control the spread of Covid-19. Over the past two weeks, the Chief Executive of…

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VIDEO BLOG UPDATE 1

25th April 2020

LOCKDOWN CONTINUES

The Crichton Trust is continuing to monitor Government advice and to understand and manage the impact this has on our business, colleagues, tenants, partners, suppliers, customers, friends and family. Since the 24th March, we have all been living under strict new rules around social distancing, which for our team has meant working from home where…

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LOCKDOWN CONTINUES

15th April 2020

STRICT MEASURES TO SLOW SPREAD

Last night, the Prime Minister and the First Minister put strict measures in place to enforce social distancing and to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result all shops and businesses have been told to close with immediate effect. All social events have been cancelled (except funerals) and only key workers who…

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STRICT MEASURES TO SLOW SPREAD

24th March 2020

NEW ADVICE TO STAY AT HOME

The advice is clear, we all must stay at home as much as possible to help save lives and we are doing our best to encourage this. Most of our venues are already closed and many of our colleagues are already working from home on a flexible basis. As we continue our efforts to reduce…

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NEW ADVICE TO STAY AT HOME

23rd March 2020

UPDATE ON CRICHTON OPERATIONS

IMPORTANT CUSTOMER NOTICE It has been a challenging week for everyone, but thank you to colleagues, customers, tenants, partners and suppliers for their patience and understanding while we have had to made difficult decisions and changes to our operational arrangements this week. CURRENT STATUS: The Crichton Grounds and Gardens are still free and accessible to…

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UPDATE ON CRICHTON OPERATIONS

21st March 2020

BISTRO TAKEAWAY ONLY

EASTERBROOK BISTRO is providing a take-away service from 11am-3pm on Thursday and Friday this week and opening times will be reviewed after that. An on-site delivery service is also available. Call to pre-order 01387 702500. SWIMMING POOL AND SPA The swimming pool and spa at Easterbrook Bistro is open to members until 2pm today (Thursday) and…

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BISTRO TAKEAWAY ONLY

19th March 2020

EASTERBROOK HALL TO CLOSE

In line with the latest advice, The Crichton Trust will be making changes to its operations from today as follows: • FRESCO CAFE be open for take-away lunches today (17 March). Customers should keep a safe distance from other customers to minimise social contact. FRESCO CAFÉ will be closed after lunch service today. An alternative…

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EASTERBROOK HALL TO CLOSE

17th March 2020

MORE EVENTS POSTPONED

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic a number of events have now been postponed. The Crichton Foundation has decided to postpone their Crichton Conversation with Professor Dame Anne Glover FRS PRSE which was scheduled to take place on 17th March at Easterbrook Hall. The University of Glasgow has decided to cancel their University Chapel…

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MORE EVENTS POSTPONED

13th March 2020

CRICHTON LUNCH POSTPONED

The Crichton Trust continues to closely monitor the fast-developing advice with regards to its response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the associated health risk to staff, visitors and tenants at The Crichton. Additional measures have been put in place across the estate to reduce infection risk including a targeting and upgrading of cleaning routines in…

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CRICHTON LUNCH POSTPONED

12th March 2020

RECORDING MEMORIES OF CRICHTON ROYAL

As part of a new Oral History Project at The Crichton, The Crichton Trust recently held an drop-in information session at the Ewart Library in Dumfries to encourage former patients and staff from The Crichton Royal Hospital to engage in the project. The project has been set up to record memories of the Crichton Royal Hospital…

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RECORDING MEMORIES OF CRICHTON ROYAL

11th March 2020

NEW CRICHTON ROYAL ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

As part of a new Oral History Project at #TheCrichton, the project team is keen to hear from former patients and staff who may have lived or worked at The Crichton Royal Hospital and from those who are willing to share their experience and stories. The Crichton Trust is therefore holding a drop-in information session…

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NEW CRICHTON ROYAL ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

2nd March 2020

EASTERBROOK HALL SUCCESS IN THE BEST BAR NONE AWARDS

Easterbrook Hall at The Crichton in Dumfries has this week received the Gold Standard Regional Award at the Dumfries & Galloway Best Bar None Local Awards ceremony.  As well as hosting the event in Easterbrook Hall and accepting their award, the team also received news of their success in the shortlisting phase of the National…

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EASTERBROOK HALL SUCCESS IN THE BEST BAR NONE AWARDS

27th February 2020

DOONHAME FESTIVAL LINE UP 2020

DOONHAME FESTIVAL 2020: 24TH – 25TH JULY 2020, THE CRICHTON, DUMFRIES LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT The Doonhame Festival will return to the grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries for the second time on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2020.  The festival team is excited to share news of the line-up ahead of tickets officially going…

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DOONHAME FESTIVAL LINE UP 2020

14th February 2020

VACANCY FOR CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

The Crichton Trust is currently seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to lead The Trust through a period of unprecedented growth and development. If you are excited by a vision for The Crichton to become a world-renowned place for inspiring people, catalysing connection and collaboration, and as a driver of innovation, we want to hear…

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VACANCY FOR CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

7th February 2020

DOONHAME FESTIVAL RETURNING TO THE CRICHTON IN 2020

It’s a great start to 2020 with news of the Doonhame Festival returning to The Crichton for a second year. Dates have now been confirmed as Friday 24th and Saturday 26th July 2020, so keep these dates free! We’ll keep you posted as plans for the 2020 festival unfold! Meanwhile follow the Doonhame Festival and…

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DOONHAME FESTIVAL RETURNING TO THE CRICHTON IN 2020

7th January 2020

CELEBRATING THE 100TH CRICHTON PARKRUN

On Saturday 14th December, around 170 participants gathered at The Crichton in Dumfries for the 100th Crichton parkrun which was completed in reverse as part of the celebrations. Great support for 100th Crichton parkrun: Over 170 participants gathered at The Crichton in Dumfries for the 100th Crichton parkrun on the 14th December. Crichton parkrun, is…

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CELEBRATING THE 100TH CRICHTON PARKRUN

19th December 2019

CHRISTMAS CONTACTS

The Crichton Trust office is closed for Christmas from 24 December and will re-open on Friday 3 January 2020 Our emergency numbers for security, fire and building maintenance are: 07850 669 440 07393 462 445 Grounds maintenance 07803 178 998 The email address, hello@crichton.co.uk will be monitored during this time should you wish to leave…

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CHRISTMAS CONTACTS

18th December 2019

ROYAL BURGH OF DUMFRIES TATTOO 2020

The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo is a biennial event that has been running since 2012.  As a result of a new partnership with The Crichton Trust, organisers of the Dumfries Tattoo have this week announced their decision to host the 2020 event in the beautiful grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries. The event will…

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ROYAL BURGH OF DUMFRIES TATTOO 2020

1st November 2019

DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER VISITS THE CRICHTON

DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER COMMENDS COLLABORATIVE APPROACH TO REVITALISING THE WAY WE WORK, LIVE, STUDY AND PLAY AT THE CRICHTON Collaboration is key to the ongoing success of The Crichton in Dumfries and this week, Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP met with members of the Crichton Campus Leadership Group (CCLG) to discuss the strategic priorities…

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DEPUTY FIRST MINISTER VISITS THE CRICHTON

28th October 2019

LOCAL LINE UP FOR DOONHAME FESTIVAL

LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT DOONHAME FESTIVAL, SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2019 The new Doonhame Festival will take place at The Crichton in Dumfries from the 5-7th September 2019. Following a few intense weeks, The Doonhame Festival team are excited to announce the line up for all the stages. The focus on the line up has truly been local,…

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LOCAL LINE UP FOR DOONHAME FESTIVAL

18th July 2019
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