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Awards Committee

The application deadline for the next Awards Committee meeting is 12 noon on Monday 30th September. The Committee meet on 16th October to discuss these applications. Applicants will be informed of the outcome as soon as we can after the meeting.

Crichton Conversations

CRICHTON CONVERSATIONS The 2018/2019 series of Conversations concluded on 19th March 2019. Total attendance for the series was excellent with over seven hundred guests. We are very grateful to our guest speakers: Dame Frances Cairncross DBE FRSE, Professor Murray Pittock FRSE, ALexander McCall Smith, Allan Little, Nigel Miller and the Right Honourable James Wolffe QC […]

Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch

The 17th annual Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch took place on Friday 8th March 2019 at Easterbrook Hall. The Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch was held on Friday 8th March 2019. Our speakers this year were Jenny Brown and Rachel McCormack. Our guest speakers were Jenny Brown and Rachel McCormack. We are very […]

Crichton Foundation Lunch

On Friday 9th November the Crichton Foundation welcomed two hundred and twenty-four guests to the Foundation’s first ever autumn Lunch. Over the last eighteen years a variety of autumn functions have been held. Balls, galas, ceilidhs, jazz and opera nights have all been successful fundraisers however, the time was right for something (not completely) different. […]

Sir David Landale Prize

This prize is awarded annually to the university student who has made an outstanding contribution to the Crichton Campus in the Dumfries and Galloway region. It was established following a bequest from the late Sir David who was the founding Convenor of the Crichton Foundation and it is awarded in his memory. The 2018 winner […]

Festive Opening Hours

The Foundation office will close at 12 noon on Thursday 20th December 2018 and re-open at 9:30am on Monday 7th January 2019. 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.  

Crichton Conversation 30th October

The Crichton Foundation hosted another successful Crichton Conversation on Tuesday 30th October. Professor Murray Pittock delivered his lecture on Burns and the Scottish Economy. If you missed the lecture you can view a copy of Professor Pittock’s presentation here Burns and the Scottish Economy On Wednesday 5th December we will host An Evening with Alexander McCall […]

Crichton Conversation 9th October

The first of the 2018-2019 Crichton Conversation series took place on Tuesday 9th October. Our guest speaker was Dame Frances Cairncross, who gave a fascinating insight into the challenges facing the printed media. If you missed the lecture you can view a copy of Dame Frances’ presentation here Frances Cairncross presentation Professor Murray Pittock will talk […]

Crichton Foundation Autumn Lunch

There are still a few days left to buy tickets for this event. The guest speakers Miranda Leslie and Colin Crosbie are sure to be interesting and entertaining. A glass of fizz, two-course lunch and cup cakes from Beets and Treats will add to the fun on the day.

Crichton Conversations

Looking forward the first Crichton Conversation of the new season next Tuesday. Download a copy of the full 2018 – 2019 programme here Crichton Conversation Programme 2018-2019

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