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Latest News from The Crichton Foundation

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 […]

St Andrew’s Dinner and Dance

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 […]

Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch 2016

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 […]

Elizabeth Crichton Founder’s Day and Henry Duncan Memorial Lunch

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 […]

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