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The Marmalade Competition is OPEN!

We are delighted to announce that the 2022 Marmalade Awards are now open! This year the competition got off to an amazing start with bells ringing out for marmalade. A team of bell ringers rang a Quarter Peal and named it: Marmalade Delight Minor, in honour of the Awards. This musical melody was rung at [...]

2022-01-11T15:28:35+00:00January 11th, 2022|Marmalade Awards News|

Local Company Up To Their Eyes in Marmalade

Press Release-06/01/2022   A fundraising competition to find the Best Marmalade in the World is celebrating its seventeenth year. The World’s Original Marmalade Awards, held at Dalemain Mansion in Cumbria, is an annual marmalade extravaganza that raises money for Hospice at Home and Hospices all over the UK. The competition is now officially open and [...]

2022-01-11T15:17:16+00:00January 11th, 2022|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Winter Preparations in the Garden

It is hard to believe that December has arrived and we are saying goodbye to another year. Before we close Dalemain for the winter, we have to put the garden to bed! This has involved wrapping up the tree ferns, almost like wrapping a blanket around a sleeping child. It has been wonderful to welcome [...]

2021-12-20T13:24:53+00:00December 20th, 2021|Jane's blog|

The Marmalade Awards Raise Over £22,000 for Hospice at Home in 2021

Press Release-03/12/2021   Despite snowstorms and lockdowns, the 2021 Marmalade Awards were still a great success and organisers of the event were today delighted to present Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland with a cheque for £22,670.00. Coronavirus meant that some parts of the event could not go ahead as they normally would however, [...]

2021-12-09T09:54:12+00:00December 9th, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

The Marmalade Awards Return for 2022

Organisers at Dalemain Mansion, Cumbria are once again delighted to confirm that the world-famous Marmalade Awards will be taking place in 2022. Each year the Competition consistently receives thousands of entries, from the best marmalade makers around the globe. Given the tumultuous past two years it is a reminder of the rich seam of creativity [...]

2021-12-02T13:44:53+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

New for 2022: Garden Days at Dalemain

Join us at Dalemain’s Historic Gardens for informative and fun gardening days, once a month over the period of a year (classes can be booked on a one off basis). The courses which run from 9.00am - 4.30pm on the first Monday of each month and will include lectures, practical demonstrations and a mini Gardeners [...]

2021-12-15T13:17:09+00:00November 1st, 2021|House and Estate News|

The Marmalade Awards and Festival Returns for 2022

The Marmalade Awards are back for 2022! We are delighted to be back for another year and we have some important dates for your diaries: 4th January 2022-The competition opens, we look forward to receiving your marmalades! 11th February 2022-The competition closes 14th May 2022-The Homemade Marmalade Awards and Festival! We are delighted to be [...]

2021-10-29T11:19:29+01:00October 29th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Christmas Lunches are Back!

Our delicious homemade Christmas Lunches will be back for 2021!               Enjoy a delicious two or three course meal set in the Medieval Hall with traditional Christmas decorations and a roaring fire to complete the mood. This year the lunches will be available from Wednesday 1st December to Tuesday [...]

2021-10-12T16:56:49+01:00October 4th, 2021|House and Estate News|

Harvest Festival Celebrations postponed until 2022

Sadly we have made the decision not to hold the Harvest celebrations on Sunday 19th September. In discussion with our staff, we have decided that with the growing numbers of Covid cases in Eden, and schools only recently having returned, now is not the time for a full scale event. We are very sorry for [...]

2021-09-07T10:54:38+01:00September 7th, 2021|House and Estate News|


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