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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|

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|
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