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DOONHAME 2022

Doonhame Festival 2022 went ahead as planned on the 22nd and 23rd July 2022 here at The Crichton. In what turned out to be a rather wet weekend, it was fantastic to see everyone out enjoying themselves again and to welcome so many great artists and performers back to The Crichton. A big thank you to…

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DOONHAME 2022

3rd August 2022

STORIES FROM UP THE MIDDLE ROAD

UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: CRICHTON STORIES OF RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE In 2022, Year of Stories in Scotland, The Crichton Trust has taken to sharing the experiences of former staff, patients and residents of The Crichton Royal through a creative performance entitled Up the Middle Road. The project began in 2020 with the appointment of Dr…

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STORIES FROM UP THE MIDDLE ROAD

18th July 2022

UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 29 JUNE

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TENANTS’ FORUM MEETING ON 29 JUNE: Our last Tenants’ Forum took place on Wednesday 29 June on Teams and was hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. Thanks to those who joined us and for those who couldn’t make it this month, you can find the highlights below:…

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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 29 JUNE

5th July 2022

NATIONAL BRITISH ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dumfries and Galloway is hosting the British National Road Championships on the 23rd to 26th June 2022. The Time Trials will take place on and around The Crichton on 23rd June. There will be road closures and restricted vehicle access on the day.  Pedestrian access is available and spectators are very welcome. Dumfries and Galloway…

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NATIONAL BRITISH ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS

16th June 2022

UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: 24th & 25th JUNE

Up the Middle Road: Crichton Stories of Recovery and Resilience Join us Up the Middle Road on the 24th and 25th June… https://youtu.be/j5qHG36MWww FIND OUT MORE Find us THE PROGRAMME AND CAST

BOOK NOW – 24TH JUNE      BOOK NOW – 25TH JUNE For more information and to view the official launch of…

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UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: 24th & 25th JUNE

10th June 2022

CRICHTON BRIEFING: JUNE VIDEO BLOG

JUNE CRICHTON BRIEFING VIDEO BLOG: The latest video blog published on the 7 June 2022 can be seen below.  Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust brings you up to date with the latest news from The Crichton in his June video blog (see below). Watch it now… https://youtu.be/wEJ9Et7pEZE THE CRICHTON BRIEFING VIDEO BLOG…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING: JUNE VIDEO BLOG

7th June 2022

STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY  Mark Cavendish, Pfeiffer Georgi, Ethan Hayter, Anna Henderson, and Ben Swift have today been named amongst the riders set to compete for the coveted national champions jerseys at this year’s British National Road Championships, which will take place in Dumfries and Galloway from Thursday…

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STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

7th June 2022

UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 27 APRIL

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TENANTS’ FORUM MEETING ON 27 APRIL: Our last Tenants’ Forum took place on Wednesday 27th April on Teams and was hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. Thanks to those who joined us and for for those who couldn’t make it this month, you can find the highlights…

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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 27 APRIL

29th April 2022

THE WATERBOYS TO HEADLINE DOONHAME

Dumfries’ Doonhame Festival is full steam ahead for Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd July this year at The Crichton, with fresh headliners The Waterboys and Alabama 3 joining the strong lineup that fell foul to Covid regulations at the final hurdle last year. The boutique festival has confirmed acts including The Feeling, Bad Manners, Toploader,…

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THE WATERBOYS TO HEADLINE DOONHAME

18th February 2022

WE’RE MAKING CHANGES TO OUR VENUES

We’re making some changes to our venues at The Crichton, which will result in some temporary changes to services and opening times from 31 January 2022 as outlined below. EASTERBROOK BISTRO: From 31st January – Spring 2022: We are making some changes at Easterbrook Bistro, so the kitchen and restaurant is temporarily closed. We apologise…

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WE’RE MAKING CHANGES TO OUR VENUES

31st January 2022

CRICHTON MAGAZINE – ISSUE 6

Issue 6 of The Crichton Magazine is now available to view online! Enjoy our quick preview video below and when you’ve got time and a cuppa, you can browse through our Autumn/Winter issue at your leisure by clicking here. Thank you to everyone who contributed to and supported this issue. More information about our tenants…

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CRICHTON MAGAZINE – ISSUE 6

21st December 2021

FESTIVE OPENING HOURS AT THE CRICHTON

Our festive opening hours will run throughout December 2021 and into January 2022. To help you plan ahead, here is a summary of the opening hours in our hospitality venues at The Crichton. Please note the pandemic may result in changes to these hours, but keep an eye on our social channels and blog for…

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FESTIVE OPENING HOURS AT THE CRICHTON

11th December 2021

TOTEM LATAMAT HAS RETIRED TO THE CRICHTON

Indigenous artwork Totem Latamat, carved by Totonac artist Jun Tiburcio, completed the 9,000km trip from Mexico to the UK for COP26 and is now resting at The Crichton in Dumfries. Stopping at iconic locations across England and Scotland before arriving at the Indigenous Elders’ camp in Glasgow, Totem Latamat has now been ceremonially returned to…

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TOTEM LATAMAT HAS RETIRED TO THE CRICHTON

26th November 2021

CRICHTON BRIEFING: 7 DECEMBER, 4PM (TEAMS)

Quarterly Crichton Briefing: The next Crichton Briefing is due to take place on 7th December at 4pm on Teams. This meeting will be the last Briefing of the year and will be hosted by Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust to provide an update to The Crichton Community. Tenants, colleagues, partners, supplier and…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING: 7 DECEMBER, 4PM (TEAMS)

24th November 2021

FIRST 5G TO 5G HOLOGRAPHIC 3D VIDEO CHAT

The Crichton Trust and partners hosted the first 5G to 5G Holographic 3D Video Chat at The Crichton last week. It is amazing what can be achieved when you work with partners who have access to the latest holographic technology, the latest Nokia kit and a live 5G testbed site in Dumfries and Glasgow. Thanks…

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FIRST 5G TO 5G HOLOGRAPHIC 3D VIDEO CHAT

15th November 2021

LAUNCH OF LIVE 5G NETWORK AND TESTBED

The Scotland 5G Centre officially launched its first live 5G private network at the S5GConnect hub at The Crichton in Dumfries on the 29 October. With the planned launch of live test beds opening across the regions, the S5GConnect programme will accelerate the adoption of 5G across the country with advanced digital connectivity supporting new…

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LAUNCH OF LIVE 5G NETWORK AND TESTBED

2nd November 2021

UPDATE RE TENANTS FORUM: 27 OCTOBER 2021

We held our monthly Tenants’ Forum on Teams on 27 October.  Thanks to all those who attended. MONTHLY UPDATE: Craig Renton, Chief Operating Officer of The Crichton Trust welcomed tenants and partners to the meeting. TENANT UPDATE: Craig informed those present that Joyce Harkness from SHAX was due to deliver the Tenants Update this month (rescheduled…

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UPDATE RE TENANTS FORUM: 27 OCTOBER 2021

1st November 2021

TOTEM LATAMAT: DUMFRIES EVENTS

Experience an Indigenous Mexican response to Climate Change The Crichton is to be part of a 9,000km journey which brings TOTEM LATAMAT from Mexico to the UK where it will be hosted by iconic locations across the country. The totem will arrive in Glasgow for the COP26 Climate Summit in November before being ceremonially returned…

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TOTEM LATAMAT: DUMFRIES EVENTS

28th October 2021

THE CRICHTON MINDFULNESS TRAIL

We have created The Crichton Mindfulness Trail and we hope you will enjoy finding our Mindfulness Stops and taking a few minutes out of your day to try out our mindfulness activities. What is Mindfulness? Being mindful or ‘mindfulness’ is being aware of yourself and the world around you. Benefits of Mindfulness Practicing mindfulness regularly,…

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THE CRICHTON MINDFULNESS TRAIL

9th October 2021

CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHTS

Jingle all the way, oh what fun it’s going to be at The Crichton this Christmastime!  We can’t wait to welcome you along to Easterbrook Hall for our 2021 Christmas Party Nights with Jingles Disco! Our popular Christmas Party Nights will take place on Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Friday 17th and Saturday 18th December in…

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CHRISTMAS PARTY NIGHTS

8th October 2021
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