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PENRITH REMEMBERS 1914 – 1918

Penrith Remembers Launches Programme of Events @PenrithWW1 Penrith Remembers has now collated all the local events for the coming year which commemorates the beginning of the First World War. It will be launched at Dalemain on 8 April 2014. This will be attended by Brigadier Chris Coles.  At the launch there will be an opportunity [...]

May 29th, 2014|House and Estate News|

World’s Best Marmalades 2014 Announced

THE FUTURE’S BRIGHT. THE FUTURE’SORANGE….. AND LEMON, AND HONEY, LAVENDER AND EVEN SEAWEED! -         World’s Best Marmalades Announced at 2014 Marmalade Festival - Marmalade purists would probably shudder at the very thought, but a new breed of makers of the breakfast table favourite are dipping their fingers into a more interesting pot of ingredients to [...]

March 1st, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Record entries get toasted at Marmalade Awards

A record number of marmalade makers from all over the world have sent in their jars to be judged at this year’s The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival, giving a big sticky thumbs up to this most British of preserves. More than 2,000 jars have been sent by amateur marmalade makers to the organisers [...]

February 19th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Last Call for Entries!

LAST CHANCE TO PROVE YOU ARE THE WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE MAKER 2014 Deadline for entries 13 February 2014 Issued: 5 February 2014 Marmalade makers wanting to prove their preserves are world class have only a few days left to enter The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival. Jars for the 2014 awards need to be [...]

February 5th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Could your homemade Scottish marmalade be “THE WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE 2014”?

Enter a jar & help raise money for Marie Curie in Scotland!  For centuries Scotland has been the home of marmalade, with the preserve as we know it, first produced in Dundee, by the Keiller family in 1797.  Now the nation’s modern day cooks are being challenged to prove their own homemade preserves are as [...]

January 9th, 2014|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

2014 TO BE A GOLDEN YEAR FOR MARMALADE

2014 is set to be a golden year for marmalade with the release of a new Paddington feature movie, a growing interest in making preserves at home and a steep rise in exports of British marmalade abroad. Jane Hasell-McCosh, organiser of the 9th World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival being held at Dalemain in Cumbria [...]

November 26th, 2013|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

From tree to jar, save the Seville!

Call for action from UK’s breakfast tables to stop orchard decline THE UK’s traditional breakfast preserve could be at risk if urgent steps to save the bitter orange groves in Seville are not taken, according to organisers of The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival. Many orange groves across Seville have been abandoned or destroyed [...]

October 8th, 2013|House and Estate News|

Dalemain wins prestigious Heritage Award for best event 2012

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens in Penrith has been presented with a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award for Best Event. November 2012 The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival are quirky and original. Jane Hasell-McCosh launched the competition, asking about 50 friends to enter in the first year and in 2012, over 1,700 jars of marmalade [...]

June 29th, 2013|House and Estate News|

Dalemain Wins HHA/Christie’s Prestigious Garden of the Year Award 2013

The charming English gardens of Dalemain, nestled in the Lake District, have won the 2013 Garden of the Year Award sponsored by the Historic Houses Association and Christie’s. This prestigious national award, now in its 29th year, is designed to recognise the importance of gardens with outstanding horticultural and public appeal, either in their own [...]

June 14th, 2013|House and Estate News|

Dalemain wins prestigious Heritage Award for best event 2012

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens in Penrith has been presented with a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award for Best Event. November 2012 The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival are quirky and original. Jane Hasell-McCosh launched the competition, asking about 50 friends to enter in the first year and in 2012, over 1,700 jars of marmalade [...]

June 6th, 2013|House and Estate News|
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