Marmalade Awards entry deadline 11 February 2021

  There is still time to submit your marmalade to this year’s World’s Original Marmalade Awards, the deadline is 10th February: https://www.dalemain.com/homemade-marmalade-awards/ Founder Jane Hasell-McCosh, “Since announcing the Awards would return in 2021, we...

Star Jars – Great Taste Awards

One of Thursday’s Cottage most recent products, Gingerbread Caramel Spread received 2 stars from the Great Taste Awards while our traditional Lemon Curd received 1 star.  We are delighted and would like to share the judges’ comments: “Thursday Cottage Gingerbread...

Afternoon tea week at Thursday Cottage -10th-16th August

Afternoon tea was introduced in Britain by the seventh Duchess of Bedford in 1840. She decided there was a need for refreshments during the long gap between lunch and dinner, so afternoon tea at 4 p.m. was established.  Diners would need a hearty appetite to consume a...

Marmalade Awards raise over £20,000 for Hospice at Home

Marmalade making, especially handmade marmalade making, has proved to be an opportunity to raise funds for charity while displaying some creative recipe ideas. The 2020 World’s Original Marmalade Awards at Dalemain received over 3000 entries from 43 countries raising...

Home deliveries – great for gifts

A thoughtful and practical gift for a friend or relation who you can’t meet at the moment would be a box of our hand-made jams, marmalades and curds delivered to their door. Just click on your chosen products and you will go through to the on line delivery service...

Supplies in stock

We recognize that these are difficult times and we want to reassure customers that we have a good range of products in our warehouse and a small team will be working in the factory to deal with any urgent orders.  The office will be manned by one of our colleagues...
Marmalade Festival 2020 Cancelled

Marmalade Festival 2020 Cancelled

Dalemain, the home of the World’s Original Marmalade Festival has just announced: “We are extremely sad to announce that, following recent developments and further advice, we have taken the very difficult decision to cancel this year’s Marmalade Festival on both...
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