Do you love to make marmalade? Is yours the best around? Show you #LoveMarmalade and apply to the World Marmalade Awards to be held on Sat 19th & Sun 20th March 2016.
Started in 2005, the awards seek to publicise marmalade, encourage marmalade makng and of course recognise how delicious it can be.
The Awards & Festival are sponsored by Mackays, Fortnum & Mason, and Paddington Bear. Business Supporters are Patteson’s Glass our approved suppliers of marmalade jars and Hudson’s Media. Festival Supporters are: Barclays, Epic Events, Rheged, Penrith Chamber of Commerce, Penrith Locally, Penrith Bid, Ullswater Steamers, Sharrow Bay, Inn on the Lake, The North Lakes Hotel, Eden FM and Eden Local and Cranstons.
As well as raising awareness of marmalade, the Dalemain Marmalade Awards & Festival have raised nearly £200,000 for Hospice work in Cumbria and around the world. The full homemade entry fees goes to Hospice at Home, Action Medical Research and Marie Curie in Scotland.
THE HOMEMADE/AMATEUR MARMALADE COMPETITION 2016
There are 14 categories this year with Valentines Day being the deadline for all entries. This competition is open to all amateur/homemade marmalade makers.
Seville Orange Marmalade (Sponsored by Mackays)
Dark & Chunky Marmalade
Children’s Marmalade – For Children 13 and under with a little help from an adult (Sponsored by Paddington Bear)
FREE Children’s Marmalade Label Competition (Sponspored by Paddington Bear)
World Marmalade – NEW (Sponsored by Mackays)
First Timers (Sponsored by Patteson’s Glass)
Hairdresser’s Marmalade – NEW
Merry Marmalade – Marmalade with Alcohol
Any Citrus Marmalade
Peers, Political & Clergy Marmalade
A Marmalade McNab – Marmalade with Interesting Additions – NEW
A Stirring of the Clans….United by Marmalade (Sponsored by Mackays)
The 2016 Homemade Competition entry form is available to download now, please click here for the form.
THE COMMERCIAL ARTISAN MARMALADE COMPETITION 2016
This competition is open to all artisan and commercial marmalade makers who use the open pan method. The entry form can be found here.
THE HOTEL, B&B and RESTAURANT COMPETITION 2016
This competition is for anyone who produces their marmalade for consumption in their Hotel, B&B or Restaurant. The Hotel, B&B and Restaurant entry form is available to download here.