March 18 and 19, 2017 — 13th annual World’s Original Marmalade Festival — Dalmain Mansion & Gardens, Cumbria
Over 2,000 jars of marmalade, a significant increase from the 50 jars in 2oo5, the first year of the festival. Entries come from all over the world. Winners will be available for purchasing at Fortnum & Mason in London.
Competition categories: Seville Orange Marmalade, Any Citrus Marmalade, Dark Chunky Marmalade, Bed & Breakfast and Hotel Marmalade, Children’s’ Marmalade, Man-Made Marmalade, Romantic Marmalade for Valentine’s Day.
A dream job — judging marmalade:
Festival’s market area:
Click here for the festival’s website
Three-minute YouTube video — founder showing how to wrap marmalade for posting:
515th Anniversary of Marmalade Imported into England . . . we blogged about this in 2014 . . . click here