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THE 2016 WORLD'S BEST MARMALADE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

See who officially makes the World's Best Marmalades in 2016. Huge Congratulations if you have won an award and thank you very much to everyone who entered. 

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LATEST WINNERS PRESS RELEASE

MARMALADE MOST TRAVELLED; WINNING MARMALADE MAKERS FROM ALL OVER THE GLOBE, AS DIZZYING ARRAY OF COUNTRIES CLAIM MULTIPLE AWARDS

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MARMALADE VIDEO: 'The Marmalade Awards & Festival Spreads Orange Rays Across Cumbria as the Tourist Season Opens'

Film maker Matt Sharman lives on the Dalemain Estate, and we were lucky enough to secure his services for this short film showcasing the Marmalade Festival.  

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A Marmalade 'Run' & 'Peel of Bells’ launches National Marmalade Week on Sun 28 Feb - Sun 6th Mar 2015. Calling all Runners & Campanologists!

A Marmalade 'Run' and a Marmalade 'Peel of Bells’ will launch National Marmalade Week and Paddington Bear will start the race from the Dalemain Estate and a 'Peel of Bells' will resound around the country starting with the Great Bell of Bow, of Oranges & Lemons nursery rhyme fame. National Marmalade Week, overseen by the awards’ organisers, encourages people to try, buy or make marmalade, have a family marmalade making day, wear something orange and to help raise money for charity.

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The Girl Guides have been supporters of the Awards & Festival for eleven years

 Festival supporters for the last eleven years, read a bit about what the Guides do.  The Girl Guides will have a FREE children's craft Tent in Penrith on Saturday 19th March and Sunday 20th March at Dalemain as part of the Marmalade Festival

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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 Dalemain Marmalade Festival 2017

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th March

Marmalade displays and tastings at Dalemain, & 'Penrith Goes Orange' Marmalade Festival in Penrith Town centre.

A free 'Orange Express' Shuttle bus will operate between the venues. Please Note: You can arrive by car and park at each venue too.



The World's Original Marmalade Festival is getting bigger and better and will be celebrated with a new orange festival in the historic town of Penrith

 

DALEMAIN:  On Sat 18th and Sun 19th March at the heart of the Festival is Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens, where over 2,000 homemade competition Marmalades will be on display in the state rooms in all their glory and the best artisan Marmalades in the world will be available to taste for FREE and to buy. The International Awards Ceremony to Winners will take place at Dalemain on Saturday 18th March. Further details will be revealed shortly... FREE PARKING AT DALEMAIN AND UNLIMITED PARKING. 

PENRITH GOES ORANGE on Saturday 18 March, FREE entry. Further information to be revealed shortly...

Penrith is easily accessible by car from the M6 at Junction 40 and the A66. There is a one-way system around the town centre and on Southend Road near New Squares. There are a range of parking options in the heart of town, including car parks at most supermarkets, pay-and-display car parks and short-stay on-street parking in disc zones. The town centre is within easy walking distance of most car parks.  http://www.discoverpenrith.co.uk/parking-travel/

WHERE TO STAY
Please follow these links for recommendations for places to stay during the World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival.
www.visiteden.co.uk/where-to-stay 
www.ullswater.com

NEAREST TRAIN STATION
The nearest train station is Penrith (4 miles from Dalemain) and there is always a taxi at the station.  Trains from London Euston to Penrith Station take approximately 3 to 3.5 hours on Virgin Rail and trains from Glasgow or Edinburgh take approximately 1.5 to 2 hours on Virgin Rail.

CHARITY

To date the Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival has raised nearly £200,000 for charity. Please visit the Charity tab for full information on Hospice at Home, Action Medical Research and Marie Curie in Scotland.

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