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Marmalade triumphs, as entries pour in despite lockdown

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 have arrived from around the globe - Japan, Australia, Canada and the Czech Republic are now all regular entrants, but this year’s competition has also seen arrivals from [...]

2021-02-26T10:01:24+00:00February 26th, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

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|

RHS Partner Garden of the Year Competition

RHS Partner Garden of the Year 2021 - Feel Good Garden As an RHS Partner Garden, Dalemain is joining with the Royal Horticultural Society, Britain’s biggest gardening charity, in asking the nation to choose the RHS Partner (Feel Good) Garden of 2021! Although we are closed at the moment, we look forward to welcoming visitors [...]

2021-02-24T11:42:58+00:00February 24th, 2021|House and Estate News|

Marmalade For a Friend – a new way to say thank you

Marmalade for a Friend is giving people a special way to say thank you this year. Following a year like no other, organisers wanted to offer entrants a way to show their appreciation to the friends and family who have made such a difference in 2020. Thus, the ‘Marmalade for a Friend’ category was born. [...]

2021-02-18T16:28:02+00:00February 18th, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

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|

Press release – Never say No to Marmalade! The 2021 Awards continue

The Marmalade Awards continue, with delayed results due to national UK lockdown. The World’s Original Marmalade Awards have taken place every year since 2005 and the Award’s organisers are determined to continue in 2021, bringing an orange ray of light to an otherwise dark January. Entrants from around the world are being asked to submit [...]

2021-01-15T11:30:58+00:00January 15th, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

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|

Over £150,000 raised for Hospice at Home

Over £150,000 has been raised for Hospice at Home so far. Despite the cancellation of the Marmalade Festival earlier this year, we were delighted to present Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland with a cheque for £20,278.50 for 2020. The festival in March was one of the first events to be cancelled, due to [...]

2021-01-19T10:46:32+00:00December 9th, 2020|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

The Marmalade Awards Return for 2021

The Marmalade Awards return in 2021! Organisers at Dalemain Mansion, Cumbria, are delighted to confirm that the world-famous Marmalade Awards will take place next year. Receiving over 3000 entries from more than 40 countries each year, the Awards represent the very best in homemade marmalade. Founder Jane Hasell McCosh has been determined to continue with [...]

2020-11-26T11:44:30+00:00November 26th, 2020|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|
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