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2018 International Marmalade Awards launched at Australia House

The International Marmalade Awards launched their 13th year with a reception at Australia House in the glorious and beautiful surroundings of The Downer Room. The evening buzzed with marmalade energy, fuelled with marmalade sausages, marmalade popcorn and marmalade bitter sweet cocktails. His Excellency The Honourable Alexander Downer AC spoke of the tremendous success of the [...]

November 7th, 2017|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

Launching the 2018 Marmalade Awards

The World's Original Marmalade Awards are back! Yesterday, we launched the 2018 Marmalade Awards at Australia House in London by kind permission of HE The Hon Alexander Downer AC. It was also a celebration of the second Australian Marmalade Festival which was held in September this year. Jane Hasell-McCosh was asked to judge, and thought it [...]

November 1st, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

October Garden Update

Our gardeners have been hard at work this year, and have made some great changes. Here's what they are doing at the moment: Now is the time that we start to get busy with all the jobs we've been storing up until it got a bit colder, and the garden begins to go to sleep.  [...]

October 19th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Special tours inspired by ‘Dalemain’s Magical Garden’ – coming soon!

Join us in 2018 for a special range of themed tours inspired by NHK’s wonderful documentaries about the wildlife and family here at Dalemain Mansion in the Lake District. Find out where the squirrels live, discover what happened to the hedgehogs and taste the delicious apple mint jelly and freshly picked apples from the orchard. [...]

October 3rd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Christmas Lunches at Dalemain

Christmas lunches will once again be available here at Dalemain, so why not join us for a festive feast this December. Lunches will be served from 4th - 19th December (Sunday-Thursday) from 12-2:15pm. Alongside the classic roast turkey and Christmas pudding, we will be serving a variety of new dishes which all look delicious. Dalemain's [...]

October 2nd, 2017|House and Estate News|

Dalemain at the Westmorland Show

The Westmorland Show has been a staple in the Cumbrian calendar since 1799, and this year we were fortunate enough to have been offered a place to sell our range of Dalemain Marmalades in the Food Hall. The selection of local produce on offer was huge, and we were so pleased to be able to [...]

September 18th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Sweet Success for Australia’s Best Marmalade

Australia’s best marmalades have been recognised today in the second annual Australian Festival of Marmalade at Renmark in South Australia, heart of the nation’s citrus industry. More than 200 entries were received from across Australia and as far as Europe, with separate competitions for home-made and artisan (small commercial) marmalades. “Once again, the response from [...]

September 12th, 2017|Marmalade Awards News|

Unstationary Artists come to Dalemain for C-Art

Dalemain is delighted to welcome a new collective of Artists to exhibit as one of the projects taking place for C-Art this September. Their work will be on display 10am - 4pm from Saturday 9th - Sunday 17th September, and promises to be a visually stunning and thought provoking collection of quality art. Unstationary Artists [...]

September 9th, 2017|House and Estate News|

Judging the Australian Marmalade Awards

Over the past week, I have been in Adelaide judging the Australian Marmalade Awards, and the weather here is surprisingly cold! We have had a wonderful time tasting and judging marmalade at Beaumont House, which is the National Trust Headquarters for South Australia. I’ve been a part of lots of radio interviews today. It was [...]

September 5th, 2017|Jane's blog|

Classic Car Show at Dalemain

Wigton Motor Club returned to Dalemain again this year for the 28th running of their Classic Car Show. Spectators came in their masses, and we were very fortunate that the weather stayed dry for the duration. Hundreds of cars entered the concours, but only one was crowned Car of the Show, a 1952 Standard Vanguard. [...]

August 22nd, 2017|House and Estate News|
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