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Japanese Ambassador to visit the Marmalade Festival

We are delighted to announce that H.E. Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom, will be a guest at the World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival on 18th March 2017.  H.E. Mr Koji Tsuruoka was appointed the new Japanese ambassador in April 2016. He graduated from the faculty of Law at the [...]

January 31st, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Sevilles delivered to the Home of Marmalade

Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens is receiving a wonderful gift in the next few days - a pallet of organic Seville Oranges from our friends at Ave Maria! We will be selling these in the coming weeks, and the money raised will be donated to Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland. When it's such [...]

January 26th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

The Seville comes into season!

January is a special time for marmalade makers, as it marks the height of the Seville orange’s winter season. For a few short months, the fruit can be found in shops all over the country and indeed the world. As the World’s Original Marmalade Competition opens, we are calling for the nation’s best marmalade makers [...]

January 17th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Marmalade Awards Call for Entries as the Seville comes into Season

January is a special time for marmalade makers, as it marks the height of the Seville orange’s winter season. For a few short months, the fruit can be found in shops all over the country and indeed the world. As the World’s Original Marmalade Competition opens, organisers from its home at Dalemain Mansion are calling [...]

January 17th, 2017|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Dalemain Job Opportunities

New Season Jobs at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens We have the following jobs available at Dalemain, and are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals to come and join our friendly team. Dalemain Guide: We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing person with good communication skills and an interest in local history to help welcome [...]

January 16th, 2017|House and Estate News|

On the Eleventh Day of Marmalade – Cooking

We spoke in a previous blog about the joys of Christmas marmalade at this time of year, and today we want to flip this idea in another, equally festive direction - how can you involve marmalade in your delicious Christmas meals this December? We've already had fantastic suggestions, from basting your turkey to putting it [...]

December 18th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

On the Tenth Day of Marmalade – Jars

For our #TenthDayofMarmalade we’re celebrating the humble jar – for as we all know at Christmas, wonderful things come in small packages. Not only would transporting your marmalade to us be a lot messier without them, but getting the right jar can help your marmalade stand out from the crowd. We love to see the [...]

December 16th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

On the Ninth Day of Marmalade – Decorations

Now we’re fully into December, there’s no excuse not to have your tree up and your mistletoe out. Decorating for Christmas is always one of the highlights of the festive season – whether you’re a fan of lights, tinsel, holly or candles, nothing makes it feel like Christmas more than seeing the baubles on the [...]

December 15th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

On the Eighth Day of Marmalade – Holidays!

For some, a house full of people is an integral part of the Christmas holidays. For others however, the responsibility of hosting a hoard of relatives is hardly their idea of a Merry Christmas! As our last post about international marmalade reminds us, there’s a whole world out there, so on the #8thDayOfMarmalade we’re championing [...]

December 14th, 2016|Marmalade Awards News|

Oak Tree Planting at Dalemain to celebrate 100 years of senior Girl Guiding

A beautiful oak tree planting took place at Dalemain at 12 noon on Sunday 11th December 2016 to celebrate the partnership between Dalemain and the Girl Guides. Jane Knight explains that an original Dalemain tree was planted in 1985 when Girlguiding UK was 75 years old, as a thank you to Jane Hasell-McCosh for all [...]

December 14th, 2016|House and Estate News|
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