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DRIVE IN CHRISTMAS AT #THECRICHTON

While Christmas celebrations have been limited this year, we are pleased to say that we have enjoyed a great Drive in Christmas at #TheCrichton. A big THANK YOU to the cast and crew who brought some much needed festive fun to the grounds of The Crichton this month. It has been great to see so…

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DRIVE IN CHRISTMAS AT #THECRICHTON

23rd December 2020

CRICHTON BRIEFING: 1 DECEMBER UPDATE

On Tuesday 1 December, 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:  As our activities remain restricted by the coronavirus pandemic, we are pleased to see tenants and visitors still making the most of our outdoor…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING: 1 DECEMBER UPDATE

2nd December 2020

DRIVE-IN CHRISTMAS

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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DRIVE-IN CHRISTMAS

1st December 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

21st March 2019

EASTERBROOK HALL WEDDING SHOW

On Sunday 27th January, over 30 local exhibitors participated in the Easterbrook Hall Wedding Show at The Crichton. It was a lovely day, both inside and out, with guests getting to see the stunning grounds and gardens as well as the venues, which were creatively decorated to provide couples with a taste of what is…

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EASTERBROOK HALL WEDDING SHOW

4th February 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

8th January 2019
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