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Latest News from The Crichton Foundation

Annual General Meeting

The Foundation’s AGM will be held on Wednesday 20th September. 6pm in room 205 in Browne House at the Crichton if you would like to join us.

Crichton Conversations

The new Crichton Conversations programme has been posted and we hope you have enjoyed browsing the events. All the details are also right here on our website and you can book places by returning the Booking Form or by phoning Kirsty or Pam in the office on 01387 702048.

St Andrew’s Ceilidh

Tickets will soon be on sale for the St Andrew’s Ceilidh. This will be held on Friday 17th November 2017. More details to follow soon!

Sir David Landale Prize

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.

Festive Opening Hours

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.

An Evening with Richard, Duke of Buccleuch and Charles Jencks

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 […]

2015 – 2016 Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report is now available to view or download

Elizabeth Crichton Postgraduate Award

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 with Dr Jeffrey Hoffman

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 […]

The Elizabeth Crichton Founder’s Day and Henry Duncan Memorial Lunch 2016

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 […]

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