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Marmalade For a Friend – A Poem

A special marmalade poem has been shared with us, as part of the Marmalade For a Friend category. This category has resulted in many wonderful stories from people all around the world, sharing why they think their friends and family deserve a marmalade thank you. This poem is one of our favourites. It has come [...]

2021-03-31T10:06:36+01:00March 31st, 2021|Marmalade Awards News|

Record Entries for the 2021 Marmalade Awards!

Record entries have been announced at the 2021 Marmalade Awards. We are delighted to confirm that we have received well over 3,000 jars in the 2021 Awards. Entrants sent them from over 30 countries including Kuwait, Honduras, Brazil, Australia, the Channel Islands and Zambia. Once again, marmalade making has brought together communities and people from [...]

2021-03-30T14:15:29+01:00March 30th, 2021|Marmalade Awards Press Releases|

NEW: Festive Takeaway Afternoon Tea for Two

Festive Takeaway Afternoon Teas are here! Here at Dalemain our wonderful tearoom staff have been working hard to bring Christmas to you following a very strange year. As it is not possible to welcome guests to Dalemain for our usual Christmas lunches, we are delighted to instead offer a takeaway Festive Afternoon Tea for Two. [...]

2020-11-23T16:19:20+00:00November 23rd, 2020|House and Estate News|

Lachlan’s Lockdown Marmalade Toffee

This recipe was sent to us by Lachlan (Dr L. Shackleton-Fergus) who operates his tiny gourmet marmalade and confectionery business (J.B. Shackleton's) from his family home near Melbourne, Australia. Lachlan has won six Golds at Dalemain culminating in the Double Gold for his Luxury Grapefruit and Honey Marmalade that topped the Traditional Marmalade Class in [...]

2020-07-02T16:32:42+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Marmalade Awards News|

Mother’s Day at Dalemain

Treat your mum this Mothering Sunday on Sunday 22nd March, and bring her to the Dalemain Tearoom's for a delicious Sunday lunch! Our tearoom staff have been hard at work and we have delicious homemade food, including classic roast beef, our famous chocolate orange bread and butter pudding, and apple crumble flapjack with apples from [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00March 2nd, 2020|House and Estate 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|

Christmas Lunches at Dalemain Mansion

As we race through October and the nights turn colder, we are all beginning to prepare for the winter months ahead. We're turning up the cheer with our traditional Christmas lunches, which will be served in the Mediaeval Hall throughout December! Join us for a festive treat, with homemade, delicious festive food served in the [...]

2020-05-14T08:58:42+01:00October 17th, 2019|House and Estate News|

The Australian Marmalade Awards Return!

The Australian Marmalade Awards – ‘Dalemain Down Under’ – are back! Competitions are now OPEN and you have until Friday 20th September to get your entries in. We are delighted to announce that the South Australian National Trust are once again going national in 2019, and are on the hunt for the best marmalade maker in all [...]

2019-08-27T15:30:45+01:00August 27th, 2019|Marmalade Awards News|
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