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2015 DROP-OFF POINTS ANNOUNCED - Fortum & Mason, London (Marmalade Exchange), Mackays (Marmalade Exchange), Paddington Bear Shop at Paddington Station & Patteson's Glass + more.....

We are very pleased to announce the drop-off/collection points for 2015 and would like to thank Fortnum & Mason, Mackays, Paddington Bear, Laithwaite Wines & Patteson's Glass for providing drop off points and for their continued support of the Awards & Festival.   

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See our Exciting Programme of Events for the Marmalade Festival 2015

Plan your visit to The World's Original Marmalade Festival 2015 with lots going on.  See our festival flyer & programme of events.

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WHY NOT ENTER THE DALEMAIN 10K MARMALADE RUN!

Join in the 10th Anniversary Celebrations & Enter The Marmalade Trail Running Race, a 10k event that takes place on Sunday 1st March 2015, 09:30am from the Dalemain Estate.

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CALLING ALL SCOTTISH CLAN CHIEFS, CHIEFTANS, CLANS MEN & WOMEN ALL OVER THE WORLD

Enter a jar into 'The Worlds Original Marmalade Awards' Competition & Help Raise Money for Marie Curie Scotland!

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Latest Press Release: 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 Peel of Bells’ launches National Marmalade Week (28 Feb -7th Mar 2015). Calling all Campanologists!

A ‘Marmalade Peel of Bells’ will launch National Marmalade Week and will resound around the country starting with hand bells at Dalemain and ending 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.

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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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OCTOBER 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. 

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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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Join us for the '10th Anniversary' Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival 2015

The Awards & Festival will be held on Saturday 28th February and Sunday 1st March 2015 - 10am to 4pm (both days) at Dalemain Mansion & Historic Gardens near Penrith in Cumbria.  Adults £4.50 - Full entry fee to Charity - Children FREE  (wellies or strong shoes advisable).  
A Great Day Out For The Family!                                             

Please find below our Programme of Events for the Demonstrations taking place at the Marmalade Festival Weekend.  All workshops and lectures are FREE, with all proceeds going to charity.  We are enormously grateful to all lecturers and performers for donating their time in aid of Charity. Please visit our Festival homepage for details of what's happening throughout the day and both days and further information.

Entry to all workshops and lectures are FREE to celebrate our 10th anniversary.  THE FULL ENTRY GATE FEE GOES TO HOSPICE AT HOME & PLEASE SUPPORT US!

Saturday 28th February 2015 


09.45 NEW - Marmalade Madness on Ullswater Steamers FREE TRAVEL-  for passengers on the 9.45 sailings that bring along a jar of marmalade in celebration of the Marmalade festival weekend at Dalemain Historic Mansion and Gardens, passengers can also enjoy complimentary toast and marmalade served onboard the 9.45 sailings on this weekend.
Ullswater Steamers Marmalade Madness
10.00 Festival opens
For children on both days Jason the Juggling Jester, Face Painting, Paddington Bear, feeding the Dalemain Deer, Treasure Hunt in the Courtyard, dedicated Craft Tent for children run by the Girl Guides (highly recommended from last year!) and more......
10.15 Marmalade Question Time - with Dan Lepard (Baking Guru), Pam Corbin (National Treasure and Preserve Maker Extraordinaire), Martin Grant (MD of Mackays), Jonathan Miller (Food consultant) and Jose Fraga (Ave Maria Estates, Seville)
10.45 Launch of International Marmalade Week with a Peel of Bells - Already celebrated in Melbourne and picked up with handbells at Dalemain, culminating at St Mary Le Bow in the City of London.
Both days every hour on the 1/2 hour
Readings from the Paddington Bear Books - Read all about Paddington Bear and his upcoming movie at Paddington's Website
11.00 Winners Marmalade Awards Presentation - with Dan Lepard, Paddington Bear and Stainton School singing at the front of the House. Come and see this year's winners receiving their Gold Awards and prizes.
11.30 Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
11.45 Jose Fraga of Ave Maria Estate - Hear about life on Seville's premiere orange growing estate.
12.00 Commercial Awards Presentations
12.00 Judging of the Marmalashes in the main dining room - 11 Australian marmalades pitting themselves against a British team. Judges to be confirmed very soon. 
12.30 Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
12.45 Cookery Demonstration in the Big Kitchen - Chef from The Inn on The Lake, Glenridding.
13.30 Laithwaite's Wine Tasting Workshop & Wines to go with Marmalades - Laithwaite's Wines  Laithwaites Wines Blog
Both Days, all day every day! Marmalade Tasting - Over 200 competition marmalades FREE to taste in the Corner Barn of the Courtyard. 2,000 jars of competition marmalade on display in the downstairs rooms of the mansion, gardens included in the ticket price and much more please visit our Festival homepage for details of what's happening all day throughout the day and further information.
13.30 Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
14.15 Celebrities of the Marmalade World Question Time - with past winners of the Double Gold Award, Lord Henley, Dr Chong, Blanka Milfaitova,Mrs Rushton and last years winner of winners Sarah Byrne.
14.30 Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
14.30 Honey and Marmalade - A lecture on their linked delights by the Bee Master at Dalemain, Eddie Kay.
15.00 Cookery Demonstration in the Big Kitchen - Sharrow Bay and Mackays
15.00 A Timeline of Marmalade - with Ivan Day. An opportunity for tasting marmalade through the ages.
16.00 Finish 

 

Sunday 2nd March 2014


09.00 NEW Dalemain Children's Warm Up Marmalade Fun Run (1k) - FREE entry, however advance registration is required at Marmalade Run.
09.30 NEW Dalemain Marmalade 10k Trail Race - Advance registration required at Marmalade Run.  Free entry to the awards for all participants.
09.30 Festival Service at St Andrews Church, Dacre - with The Right Rev George Bush, of St Mary Le Bow Church, London
09.45 NEW - Marmalade Madness on Ullswater Steamers - Free travel for passengers on the 9.45 sailings that bring along a jar of marmalade in celebration of the Marmalade festival weekend at Dalemain Historic Mansion and Gardens, passengers can also enjoy complimentary toast and marmalade served onboard the 9.45 sailings on this weekend.
Ullswater Steamers Marmalade Madness
10.00 Festival opens
Both days every hour on the 1/2 hour Readings from the Paddington Bear Books - Read all about Paddington Bear and his upcoming movie at Paddington's Website
10.30 Cookery Demonstration in the Big Kitchen - with Sharrow Bay and Mackays
10.45 Honey and Marmalade - A lecture on their linked delights by the Bee Master at Dalemain, Eddie Kay.
11.30 Jose Fraga of Ave Maria Estate - Hear about life on Seville's premiere orange growing estate
11.45 History of AGA lecture - Aga Carlisle will be attending to give the story of the AGA cooker as one of award-winning innovation and a proud heritage stretching back to 1922.
11.30, 12.30
Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
13.00 Laithwaite's Wine Tasting Workshop & Wines to go with Marmalade - Laithwaite's Wines - Laithwaites Wines Blog
14.00 Cookery Demonstration with a chef from The North Lakes Hotel
14.00 Marmalade Question Time in the Marquee - with Jane Maggs (Award Winning Cumbrian Jam & Marmalade maker - Wild & Fruitful), Pam Corbin (National Treasure and Preserve Maker Extraordinaire), Jose Fraga (Ave Maria Estate, Seville) and Ivan Day (food historian) 
14.30 Readings from the Paddington Bear Books
Both days throughout the day Marmalade Tasting Over 200 competition marmalades FREE to taste in the Corner Barn of the Courtyard. 2,000 jars of competition marmalade on display in the downstairs rooms of the mansion, gardens included in the ticket price and much more please visit our Festival homepage for details of what's happening all day throughout the day and further information.
14.30 Band in Marquee
16.00 Festival Closes 

 

 


 

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