McClures Barbecue Day at Cartmel Races 2017

On Monday 24th July, McClures sponsored a Barbecue day at Cartmel races. Our founder, Bill McClure, used to frequent Cartmel race meetings so it seemed fitting to sponsor the first race in his memory ‘The Bill McClure Maiden Hurdle Chase’. The first race was a thrilling one and was won by ‘Think Ahead’ who was trained by local Cartmel trainer … Read More

Golf Day 2017

The 19th Bill McClure Classic Golf Day was held at Windermere Golf Club on Tuesday 19th September. The weather was exceptional and all the players were treated to excellent playing conditions. Final results as follows… Team Prize Winners 2017 1st Place Team – Parsons of Kendal (96 Points) Mark Hutchinson Damien NG Ashley Porter Stuart Smith 2nd Place Team – … Read More

Shed 1 Distillery

Gin. Gin. Gin. Who doesn’t love gin? Right now, gin is having its revival and customers are all the more aware of a good drop when they drink it. The tasting day when Shed 1 brought their small batch gin (which really is distilled in a shed in Ulverston) to us was a cracker. The team sat round and it’s … Read More

Make May Purple

The impact of strokes have been felt by a number of the McClures team, both personally and through friends and family. So on Thursday 25th May some of our brilliant people held an event to raise money for the Stroke Association, a charity that is very close to our hearts. Lib Dem leader and our local MP Tim Farron kindly … Read More

Cumbria Day – December 6th 2016

We know Cumbria is a vibrant and dynamic business hub as well as a beautiful tourist destination so it was wonderful to be one of three Cumbrian businesses invited by Tim Farron MP to represent Westmorland & Lonsdale Constituency at the Cumbrian day held at Portcullis House in Westminster. A total of eighteen Cumbrian businesses were invited to represent Cumbrian … Read More

Golf Day 2016

We had a fabulous day, for the 18th Bill McClure Classic. Final results as follows… 18th Bill McClure Classic Classification 2016 Winners – Speciality Bread Team Adam Prince Salvatore Musella Karl Mason Ryan Wilkinson 2nd Place – AAK Team David Greedwood Simon Parry Lesley Benson Ron Benson 3rd Place – Willow Water Team Phil Rhodes Josh McHale John Errington Andy Rollins Nearest … Read More

SOSA Innovation Day 2016

Everyone loved Bake Off, Foodies love Crème de la Crème.  Fans of the show will instantly recognise one of last years winners, the very talented Samantha Rain. In October we were lucky enough to be joined by Samantha in the demo kitchens of Kendal College for our SOSA Innovation Day.  We invited some of our customers to join us at … Read More

Junior Chef Competition

McClure’s sponsored the Junior Chef competition in association with Kendal Food festival and Kendal College. The competition was held on Tuesday 20th January at Kendal College and it was judged by Stephen Doherty, Gillian Cowburn and our very own Graham Gelder. Each young chef was given a complimentary chef jacket from McClure’s. The winners on the day were; Winner – … Read More

2014 McClures Food Show Raffle Prize Winners

The 2014 McClures food show prize winners are as follows… One Night for Two People at Brimstone – The Light House Restaurant Two Annual Adult Passes for South Lakes Animal Park – The Daffodil Hotel Lakes Aquarium Family Ticket – Mawsons of Bailey Ground £50 “Compliments” Vouchers – Stanwix Park £50 “Love to Shop” Vouchers – Dalegarth Cafe £50 “Love … Read More