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DALEMAIN PLANT FAIR – 18th JUNE

Dalemain's much loved Plant Fair is back, with a hand-picked selection of the best nurseries in the North, and Artisan food & crafts. Visit us on Sunday 18th June 10am - 4pm for this FREE EVENT that is a celebration of all things gardening, and a wonderful day out for all the family.  We are proud [...]

June 9th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Blue Poppy Evening in aid of St Andrew’s Church

St Andrew's Church in Dacre will be hosting a Blue Poppy Evening at Dalemain at the kind invitation of Mr & Mrs Hasell-McCosh. The event takes place on Thursday 24th May, 6.30-8.30pm. The famous Meconopsis will be in full bloom, and guests will be able to see them in all their splendour. Wine and canapes [...]

May 16th, 2017|House and Estate News|
  • Video subtitled in Japanese and English. Speech given by Japanese Ambassador to the UK, Mr Koji Tsuruoka, at The World Marmalade Awards 2017, Cumbria

Welcoming Japan during Golden Week ゴールデンウィーク 2017

To us here at Dalemain House in Cumbria it is always a golden time, surrounded by beautiful marmalade and warm memories of the extraordinary jars we’ve received from around the world. But for our friends in Japan, the period of holidays known as Golden Week from April 29th - May 5th are a time when [...]

April 22nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Beatrice Hasell-McCosh: Fabric of Vision

Dalemain is pleased to present a solo exhibition of drawings and paintings by Beatrice Hasell-McCosh (b.1990) which will open to the public on Monday 24 April and runs until Thursday 4th May 2017. Australian light, Scottish heat and Cumbrian weather have inspired the artist who is based between South London and The Lake [...]

April 12th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Radio 4 Gardener’s Question Time at Dalemain

As Spring comes into full bloom in Dalemain’s breathtaking Historic Gardens we are delighted to be hosting Radio 4’s Easter special of Gardener’s Question Time. Dalemain’s award winning gardens are stunning throughout the year and provide inspiration for gardener’s everywhere. On Monday 10th April from 5.30pm to 7.30pm Dalemain’s Great Barn will host a panel [...]

March 30th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Australians victorious in the 2017 Marmalashes

It was a competition as nail-biting as any seen in Lord's, as the judges made their way through the best of the best from both the Australian and English marmalade teams, but in the end there could only be one winner - and, to the sorrow of the home team, they have been narrowly 'pipped' [...]

March 22nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

2017 Award Winners Announced

WINNERS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE VISIT DALEMAIN TO CLAIM THEIR ACCOLADES AT THE 12TH ANNUAL MARMALADE AWARDS & FESTIVAL The results of this year’s Marmalade Awards in Cumbria prove that far from going out of fashion, quality marmalade is loved not only in Britain but around the world, where is fast becoming an international obsession. [...]

March 18th, 2017|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Cookery Events with Award Winning Chef Hideko Kawa

Hideko Kawa is one of Britain’s top dessert chefs and an extraordinary preserve maker, Gold and Silver medal winner in the artisan category of the World Marmalade awards with her rare combination of extraordinary flavour and fruit combinations prepared with skill and style. Former pastry chef to Gordon Ramsay, Heston Blumenthal, and Hélène Darroze, Hideko will [...]

March 13th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Job Opportunities

Admin & House Assistant We are looking for an individual to work in the House Opening office at Dalemain, helping to run our busy tearoom and shop in the summer & assisting in the organisation of the Marmalade competition and Festival throughout the winter.  This is an interesting job with plenty of variety. We are [...]

February 22nd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Virgin Trains West Coast Marmalade Line

We are thrilled to announce that Virgin Trains will be zesting up the West Coast Main Line to give it orange a-peel with a series of Drop-Off points! For one week, Virgin Trains is creating the West Coast Marmalade Line along the west coast to help deliver jars of marmalade to Penrith – home of [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|
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