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Latest News from The Crichton Foundation


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 […]





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.





Awards Committee

The application deadline for the next Awards Committee meeting has now passed. The Committee meet on 17th October to discuss these applications. Applicants will be informed of the outcome as soon as we can after the meeting.





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





Annual General Meeting

The Foundation’s AGM will be held on Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 5:30pm in room 205 in Browne House, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZZ. All are welcome. Please contact 01387 702047 or mail@crichtonfoundation.com if you would like to join us.





Annual Report

The Annual Report of our achievements and activities for 2017 – 2018 is now available to download Annual Report 2017 – 2018





Beechgrove Garden Roadshow

On Thursday 26th July the Crichton Foundation were delighted to welcome Jim McCall, George Anderson and Chris Beardshaw from the the Beechgrove Garden to the Crichton. The Roadshow, which includes a gardener’s question time, was filmed in the 85-acre parkland estate and in Easterbrook Hall thanks to a collaboration between the Foundation and the Crichton […]




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