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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

VENUES UPDATE JULY 2020

VENUES UPDATE: AS AT JULY 2020 As a result of Covid-19, our hospitality venues have been closed since March 2020. Due to the ongoing risk and the current restrictions in place to keep everyone safe and well, The Crichton Trust can confirm the current status of venues and services as follows: Easterbrook Takeaway and Outdoor…

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VENUES UPDATE JULY 2020

17th July 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 7 JULY UPDATE

THE CRICHTON BRIEFING, 7 JULY UPDATE On Tuesday 7th July, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted the third Crichton Briefing on Zoom. The meeting was attended by 17 participants. A brief summary of the meeting is noted below: While government advice continues to encourage everyone to work from home whenever possible, The…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 7 JULY UPDATE

7th 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

22nd June 2020

CELEBRATING VOLUNTEERS

It is Volunteers’ Week and so we thought we would turn our attention to the many wonderful volunteers in our midst at #TheCrichton. We know that volunteers play a crucial role in many organisations and communities all year round and it is important that we recognise the importance and value of volunteers, not just now,…

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CELEBRATING VOLUNTEERS

4th June 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 2 JUNE UPDATE

CRICHTON BRIEFING: 2 JUNE UPDATE Yesterday we held our second Crichton Briefing on Zoom with around 19 participants – thank you to all those who joined us again and to those who joined us for the first time. Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust hosted the session, which is one of many new…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 2 JUNE UPDATE

3rd June 2020

COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

JOIN US FOR OUR NEW COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS First Tuesday of every month starting on Tuesday 5 May, 4pm, Zoom ID: 838 7652 3626 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 The…

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COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

30th May 2020

END OF YEAR STUDENT EXHIBITION

Pathway is the name given to the graduation exhibition this year displaying a collection of work from 12 HND Art and Design students from Dumfries and Galloway College. Given the current impact of Covid-19, the exhibition cannot go ahead at Gracefield Arts Centre, but we hope you will enjoy seeing their work in our online…

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END OF YEAR STUDENT EXHIBITION

19th May 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING 5 MAY UPDATE

CRICHTON BRIEFING: 5 MAY UPDATE It was fantastic to have 22 attendees at our first Crichton Briefing on Zoom yesterday. Thank you to everyone who attended. If you missed it, Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust, thanked everyone for their support and understanding during the Covid-19 pandemic, which he described as a hugely…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING 5 MAY UPDATE

6th May 2020

CRICHTON TREE OF TRANQUILLITY

Bereaved mum Lauren Brydson, has raised over £27,000 to fund a memorial Tree of Tranquillity to support bereaved families across Dumfries and Galloway. Lauren and her husband Chris, received a Memory Box from the baby loss charity, SiMBA in 2017 after they lost their daughter Taylor. Lauren said: “I’ve used fundraising to find a purpose…

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CRICHTON TREE OF TRANQUILLITY

6th May 2020

DOONHAME FESTIVAL POSTPONED

The Doonhame Festival was due to return to the grounds of The Crichton in Dumfries for the second time on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th July 2020, however due to the current Coronavirus pandemic and the government advice around social distancing and restrictions on large gatherings, the festival team has this week announced their decision…

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DOONHAME FESTIVAL POSTPONED

6th May 2020

COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

JOIN US FOR OUR NEW COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS First Tuesday of every month starting on Tuesday 5 May, 4pm, Zoom ID: 838 7652 3626 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 The…

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COVID-19 CRICHTON BRIEFINGS

27th April 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

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
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