Marmalade Awards News

Marmalade For a Friend – A Poem

A special marmalade poem has been shared with us, as part of the Marmalade For a Friend category. This category has resulted in many wonderful stories from people all around the world, sharing why they think their friends and family deserve a marmalade thank you. This poem is one of our favourites. It has come [...]

2021-03-31T10:06:36+01:00March 31st, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Girlguides Marmalade Activity Pack – available to download now!

We are delighted to announce that Girlguiding Cumbria North have launched a new Marmalade Challenge Pack to help raise funds for Hospice at Home, as part of the 2021 Marmalade Awards! The group have been involved with the Marmalade Festival since its inception and decided that as they would not be able to contribute in [...]

2021-03-16T12:59:33+00:00March 16th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Marmalade Triumphs! Record Entries in 2021

Marmalade triumphs, despite lockdowns, new regulations and winter storms! Thousands of marmalade jars have poured in from around the world and we can't wait to pick the winner. In spite of a difficult year, marmalade makers have proven their resilience.  Entrants have posted thousands of jars to Dalemain ready for the 2021 Marmalade Awards. Marmalades [...]

2021-03-16T11:44:35+00:00March 16th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

NEW VIDEO – A Potted History of Marmalade

This new video is one of our favourites! Visit our YouTube Channel now to see Dan Lepard talking with celebrated historian Ivan Day about the 'potted' history of marmalade. Ivan takes us on a tour through the extraordinary history of the containers. Marmalade and other preserves haven't always been stored as we do today. From [...]

2021-02-24T11:42:01+00:00February 24th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Rathbones First Timers – it’s marmalade making time!

We have been delighted to welcome Rathbones as a sponsor in 2021, and have had a wonderful time working with their Kendal office. Rathbones are sponsoring the ‘First Timers’ category in the Homemade Marmalade Competition. They have been encouraging their employees and customers to get involved, with the help of some first-time marmalade making kits. [...]

2021-02-04T13:59:40+00:00February 4th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Marmalade Awards continue – results in June

Important update - never fear, the Marmalade Awards shall continue! The Marmalade Awards have taken place every year since 2005. They shall continue in 2021, bringing an orange ray of light to an otherwise dark January. Entrants are being asked to submit their jars as normal through the post.  The results will be delayed until [...]

2021-01-06T17:20:29+00:00January 6th, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

The Marmalade Awards are BACK for 2021!

. We are delighted to confirm that we will be holding the Marmalade Competition in 2021. The team have been working very hard to ensure that we can run the competition safely and are very pleased to announce that we will be launching the 2021 Awards THIS DECEMBER. We know that 2020 has been an [...]

2020-11-11T10:43:05+00:00November 11th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Australian Winners announced at the 2020 Marmalade Festival!

Australia’s winners were revealed at the fifth annual Australian Festival of Marmalade at Beaumont House on Sunday 1st November, in partnership with the World's Original Marmalade Awards. 220 entries were received from across Australia and as far as France, with separate competitions for home-made and artisan marmalades. “Once again, the response from Australia’s marmalade makers [...]

2020-11-10T09:59:06+00:00November 10th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

The Australian Marmalade Awards are BACK!

We are delighted to announce that the Australian Marmalade Awards ‘Dalemain Down Under’  are back for 2020! It’s been quite the year, but we have some excellent orange news – the Australian Marmalade Awards will once more be held in partnership with the National Trust of South Australia. This marks the 5th Anniversary of this [...]

2020-09-14T13:17:01+01:00September 14th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|
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