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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATED REGULARLY

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Please check this page to keep up to date with the latest updates from The Crichton Trust about how the Coronavirus is affecting life and work at The Crichton. We’ll do our best to post regular updates (below) to keep everyone informed. THE CRICHTON TRUST: The Crichton Trust continues to closely monitor the…

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATED REGULARLY

12 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

11 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

2 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

27 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

14 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

7 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

7 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

19 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

18 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

1 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

28 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

18 July 2019

THE CRICHTON: HOME TO THE NEW DOONHAME FESTIVAL

DOONHAME FESTIVAL, SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2019 The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries The Crichton in Dumfries is the stunning setting for D&G’s new family friendly music festival. Following last week’s announcement about a brand new, home-grown festival for Dumfries & Galloway, the Doonhame Festival is pleased to announce that the three-day event will be taking place in…

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THE CRICHTON: HOME TO THE NEW DOONHAME FESTIVAL

27 June 2019

INTERGENERATIONAL HOUSING AND AGE FRIENDLY PLACES

Christina McKelvie, Minister for Equalities and Older People  with Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust (left), Dairmaid Lawlor, Director of Place, Architecture & Design Scotland and Amanda Britain, Event Chair.   Event in Dumfries brings together experts from across Scotland On the 18th June, Architecture and Design Scotland, Scotland’s design champion, brought together experts…

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INTERGENERATIONAL HOUSING AND AGE FRIENDLY PLACES

19 June 2019

COMMUNITY TO KEEP BOX OFFICE OPEN

The Midsteeple is an important heritage building that has been at the heart of Dumfries town centre and our community for well over 300 years. Photo credit: Allan Devlin  BOX OFFICE TO STAY OPEN THANKS TO COMMUNITY HELP Two local organisations have stepped in to provide short-term funding which will keep Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Box Office…

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COMMUNITY TO KEEP BOX OFFICE OPEN

18 June 2019

CHRISTMAS PARTIES & FESTIVE DINNERS 2019

It’s going to be a lively Christmas Party season in 2019 at #TheCrichton FRIDAY NIGHT AT EASTERBROOK HALL: GLAM ‘N’ GLITTER  SELL-OUT 70’S TRIBUTE SHOW 6TH AND 20TH DECEMBER, BAR OPEN 6.30PM, 7.30PM – 1AM 3 COURSE CHRISTMAS CARVERY £39 PER HEAD Early Bird Discount: £37 per head if booked by 1st May 2019 SATURDAY NIGHT…

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CHRISTMAS PARTIES & FESTIVE DINNERS 2019

21 March 2019

BECOME A TRUSTEE OF THE CRICHTON TRUST

Join us in leading #TheCrichton The Crichton Trust is an innovative and growing social enterprise based in the South of Scotland. We are now looking to recruit up to three new Trustees to join us in leading #TheCrichton through its next exciting phase of development. We are seeking, dynamic and motivated people who are excited…

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BECOME A TRUSTEE OF THE CRICHTON TRUST

11 January 2019

NEW LIFE FOR CRICHTON HALL

A NEW LIFE FOR CRICHTON HALL It is fair to say that there is an air of excitement at The Crichton and throughout Dumfries & Galloway this week, with breaking news of Crichton Hall in the process of being sold to the owners of the Fonab Castle Hotel in Pitlochry and their plans to create…

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NEW LIFE FOR CRICHTON HALL

8 January 2019

DnG MEANS BUSINESS

The first week in October has been a busy week for many local businesses who have taken time out of their usual routine to meet up with other businesses and local business support agencies as part of Dumfries and Galloway Business Week, organised by Business Gateway Dumfries & Galloway. Throughout Business Week businesses of all…

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DnG MEANS BUSINESS

5 October 2018

KEEP SCOTLAND BEAUTIFUL AWARD FOR DUMFRIES

The Crichton Trust would like to thank and congratulate The People’s Project and Dumfries and Galloway Council and everyone who contributes to keeping Dumfries and Galloway in full bloom each year and for their recent success in winning awards for the town.  The Crichton Trust is delighted to have supported their efforts and to have welcomed…

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KEEP SCOTLAND BEAUTIFUL AWARD FOR DUMFRIES

5 October 2018
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