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MARMALADE BLOG - Marmalade Jane goes down under

Australia will be hearing first hand about The World’s Original Marmalade Festival   when Jane Hasell McCosh and her daughter Hermione travel to the southern hemisphere to talk about marmalade.   A Marmalade lecture tour – how the competition started and how it is linked to Palliative care.  The Aussies are no strangers to making the preserve having initiated a competition called the ‘Marmalashes’.  11 good pots and true are sent to take on the Brits who after 4 years finally brought home the first victory for GB in 2014 after abysmal defeat in previous years.  

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NEW COMPETITION CATEGORY ANNOUNCEMENT: CAMPANOLOGIST'S MARMALADE

Campanologists all over the British Isles and beyond are invited to enter their marmalade to celebrate the peel of bells ringing out from their churches accross Britain which will ring in the beginning of marmalade week this February.

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JAR UP YOUR MARMALADE FOR 10TH MARMALADE AWARDS CELEBRATION!

 Celebrating 10 sticky years and a renaissance in marmalade making with new trends and ingredients!

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Marmalade Headquarters are pleased to announce next year's dates

Saturday 28th February & Sunday 1st March 2015. We will also be celebrating our 10th Anniversary! More details to follow.......

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THE WORLD'S ORIGINAL MARMALADE AWARDS WINNERS 2014

Congratulations if you won an award and thank you very much for entering.

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Press Release: 1st March 2014: The Future's Bright. The Future's Orange….. And Lemon, And Honey, Lavender And Even Seaweed!

World's Best Marmarlades Announced at 2014 Marmalade Festival.

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'Record Entries Get Toasted at Marmalade Awards 2014'

We are delighted to announce that a record number of marmalade makers from all over the world have sent in their jars to be judged at this year’s The World’s Original Marmalade Awards & Festival, giving a big sticky thumbs up to this most British of preserves.  Thank you to everyone who has entered!  

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National Marmalade Week (1st March - 8th March)

We're delighted to announce we'll be running another National Marmalade Week (1st March - 8th March). Our Awards and Festival officially kick off this week which we launched last year to encourage people to taste, make and buy more marmalade - if you like a glorious celebration of our orange preserve.

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Dalemain Wins Prestigious Hudson's Media Award

Dalemain Mansion and Historic Gardens wins prestigious heritage award for the Marmalade Awards & Festival Dalemain House in Penrith has been presented with a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award for Best Event.

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Marmalade Awards & Festival Audio Podcast

Keith & Lynne Allan (one-time BBC Radio Journalists) interviewing Jane Hasell-McCosh (Founder), Sponsors, Judges and Winners.

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The World’s Original Marmalade 
Awards & Festival at Dalemain

 

NEWS FOR MARMALADE AWARDS & FESTIVAL 2015

CELEBRATE OUR 10th GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY:

THE STORY WILL UNFOLD....

We are proud to announce that our sponsors Fortnum and Mason, Paddington Bear and Mackays of Dundee will be supporting us throughout so keep checking this space as the story unfolds. 

THE HOMEMADE COMPETITION

This year there will be some very special categories for the homemade competition, some old favourites and some new ones to recognise the huge range of supporters who make marmalade.

THE COMMERCIAL MARMALADE MAKING COMPETITION

This will also have some new categories to reflect the enormous range of marmalades being created.

CHARITY

Remember the whole of your entry money for the homemade competition goes to charity.

THE FESTIVAL

The weekend will be marmalade packed with things to taste and do for all ages and rest assured there will be enough marmalade to eat to float a battleship.

A NOTE FOR YOUR DIARY

The festival is on Saturday 28th February & Sunday 1st March and we guarantee that it will be a memorably golden event.

visit the paddington bear sponsor page visit the Mackays sponsor page visit the Fortnum & Mason sponsor page