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Harvest Celebrations postponed until 2021

Sadly, here at Dalemain we have decided not to go ahead with our Harvest celebrations this Autumn. We loved the event last year and had some great ideas for building upon it in 2020, however we have reluctantly decided that we are not in a position to hold a large scale event with the current [...]

2020-09-03T10:34:26+01:00September 3rd, 2020|House and Estate News|

Cancellation of the 2020 World Marmalade Awards in Japan

We are very sorry to announce that the entire 2020 Dalemain World Marmalade Awards & Festival in Japan has been cancelled, because of the coronavirus pandemic. We were so excited to receive almost 1,300 entries from across Japan and beyond. However, following the Japanese Government’s declaration of a State Of Emergency, it was decided by [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00April 16th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Final Call for Entries to the 2020 Marmalade Awards!

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards are open for 2020 and it is looking as if there will be record entries to celebrate the 15th year of the competition. Once again, a series of ‘collection points’ have been organised! Entrants can deliver their marmalade at these locations for no additional charge, to be sent on to [...]

2020-02-03T12:26:28+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

The competition is open – get your entries in!

The World’s Original Marmalade Awards are now open for 2020! As we enter our 15th year, we are asking you all to get your jars in now to make this the biggest year yet! Competitors are encouraged to send their entries to Dalemain Mansion in Cumbria, on or before 7th February. As always, there are [...]

2020-01-14T15:44:50+00:00January 14th, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Traditional Harvest Celebrations at Dalemain

We're all set up and ready for the Harvest celebrations! We've got shire horses, machinery, activities, produce stands, weaving demos, apple juicing and more - and it's mostly undercover, so don't let the rain put you off! Put on your wellies and come on over. #harvest We are holding traditional Harvest Celebrations, to mark this [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00August 22nd, 2019|House and Estate News|

Entries close for another phenomenal Marmalade competition

Thank you to everyone who has entered the Homemade, Artisan or Hotel, Restaurant and B&B Marmalade Awards for 2019. We have received thousands of entries from all over the world! We can’t wait to announce who has officially made the WORLD’S BEST MARMALADE in 2019. Judging is now complete and the results will be announced [...]

2019-02-19T12:27:06+00:00February 19th, 2019|Marmalade Awards News|

Coming Up: Cumbria Classic Car Show at Dalemain

Wigton Motor Club's Classic Car Show is returning to Dalemain on 19th August 2018. This is the 30th outing of the Show, and organisers hope for it to be the biggest yet! The Show has gone from strength to strength, passing the 750-car mark last year. The Cumbria Classic Car Show is the finale to [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:45+01:00July 19th, 2018|House and Estate News|

Bookings are now open for the 2018 Rose Day

Dalemain Rose Day is a unique opportunity for keen horticulturists who want to learn more about Dalemain's fascinating collection of over 100 old-fashioned roses. Archivist and rose enthusiast Frances Wilkins will be running this workshop, which will include a full rose presentation and history, a special rose themed lunch and a tour of the Dalemain [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:46+01:00May 2nd, 2018|House and Estate News|

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 [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:50+01:00November 1st, 2017|Marmalade Awards 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 [...]

2018-09-20T10:40:20+01:00October 2nd, 2017|House and Estate News|
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