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Latest News from The Crichton Foundation


Festive Opening Hours

The Foundation office will close at 12 noon on Thursday 21st December 2017 and re-open at 9:30am on Monday 8th January 2018. 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 with Frank Field MP – POSTPONED

**** PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE **** Due to the continuing debate about the Brexit Bill the Crichton Conversation with Frank Field MP, due to be held on Thursday 14th December 2017, has been postponed. This Conversation will now be held on Monday 12th February 2018 at 7.30pm in Easterbrook Hall. If you have already booked for the event […]





Charity in Scotland: Facing the Perfect Storm?

In case you missed the talk by Kenneth Ferguson on 7th November, here is a chance to look at his presentation Kenneth Ferguson presentation – Perfect Storm





Sir David Landale Prize

Sir David Landale was the Chairman of the Crichton Endowment Trust which later became the Crichton Foundation. After his retiral as Convenor he became the Foundation’s Honorary President. Sir David played a vital role in establishing a university Campus at the Crichton and was a regular attender at Foundation events as well as a great […]





Crichton Conversation with Professor Lesley Sawers

Most interesting and highly informative talk by Lesley for the opening lecture of the 2017 – 2018 Crichton Conversation series. Lesley encouraged those present to challenge their own beliefs towards inclusion. She reminded the audience that each and every one of us fall into one or more protected categories. Some of the stories and statistics […]





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. The opening lecture was excellent, don’t miss your place […]





St Andrew’s Ceilidh

It is with much regret we must announce the St Andrew’s Ceilidh has been cancelled.





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.





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 […]




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