The Foundation is delighted to announce this new prestigious prize. Nominations are now open for the inaugural Sir David Landale Prize. For details of how to make a nomination click the link Sir David Landale Prize Application.
The Foundation office will close at 12 noon on Wednesday 21st December 2016 and re-open at 9:30am on Wednesday 4th January 2017. Email or telephone messages left during this period will be dealt with on our return. We would like to take this opportunity to offer everyone our very best wishes for the Festive Season.
The final Crichton Conversation of 2016 took place on Tuesday 6th December. A packed audience of around 250 guests were enthralled by the story of the resurrection of this derelict site into the first Multiverse in the Universe. Duke Richard began by explaining how the former open-cast mining site was a scar on the landscape […]
Our latest Annual Report is now available to view or download
Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award This annual award is given to celebrate the fulfilment of Elizabeth Crichton’s desire to found a University at the Crichton. The award is made to a student who shows potential for progressing their career by continuing their studies in Health and Nursing. Both new and continuing students who enrol on a relevant […]
Crichton Conversation Summer 2016 What went wrong with the Hubble Space Telescope and how did we fix it? The Crichton Foundation welcomed an audience of almost 150 guests to hear Dr Jeffrey Hoffman’s fascinating story about his work on the Hubble Space Telescope as well as his extensive experience of space flight. In his talk Dr […]
Ahead of its premiere, the Crichton Foundation hosted a preview of a play on the life of the Reverend Henry Duncan at the Elizabeth Crichton Founder’s Day and Henry Duncan Memorial Lunch held on 25th May 2016. The Foundation invited Dave Dewar, writer and producer to recount work of Reverend Duncan. Reverend Duncan was a […]
The Foundation is very pleased to announce an exciting new fundraising event. The St Andrew’s Dinner and Dance will be held at Easterbrook Hall on Friday 18th November 2016. The evening will begin with a drinks reception followed by a sumptuous three-course dinner. After coffee guests will have the chance to relax whilst we hear […]
The fourteenth annual Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch took place on Friday 11th March 2016. Chairman Vicky Jardine-Paterson welcomed over three hundred and twenty guests on the day. Two guest speakers were welcomed to the stage following the drinks reception and two course lunch. Mary Bell took guests on an Alice in Wonderland type […]
The Annual Elizabeth Crichton Founder’s Day and Henry Duncan Memorial Lunch will take place on Wednesday 25th May 2016. This year our guest speaker will be Dave Dewar. Writer and producer Dave will recount the fascinating story of Reverend Henry Duncan of Ruthwell, one of Scotland’s least known heroes. Invitations to this event are extended to those […]