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|

Japanese Cherry Trees gifted to Dalemain for Season of Culture

Dalemain Mansion has received a very special gift of 30 cherry trees as a symbol of their friendship with Japan. The trees were gifted by the Sakura Cherry Tree Project, which has donated 6,500 trees as part of the Japan-UK season of culture. The trees will bloom in parks, gardens and schools across the UK, [...]

2021-03-04T16:17:02+00:00March 4th, 2021|House and Estate News|

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|

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