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Gift ideas for Father’s Day

If you’re in need of a Father’s Day gift we have a new collection of Panama and Trilbys in from Failsworth Hats, a staple in the Suffolk sunshine. But if he deserves a little relaxation then we definitely recommend the Whisky & Water and Fireside Shower Gels from Noble Isle. We’ve included a few other favourites below too. SHOP GIFTS FOR MEN AT O&C >


Bank Holiday in Aldeburgh

If you’re heading to the Suffolk Coast for May Half Term here’s a few of our suggestions for great things to do in Aldeburgh. Aldeburgh Cinema Be it in the form of 2 or 4 legged heroes, there’s action-packed adventure waiting for you at Aldeburgh Cinema. Also showing is the Oscar winning Nomadland but hurry as it’s selling out quickly: www.aldeburghcinema.co.uk Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall is delighted to be able to open again and they start their 2021 Concert Series with the Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall Ensemble on 29... Read More

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New for SS21: Superga

Italian brand Superga has been around for over 100 years and their Classic 2750 Style has become known as the people’s shoe of Italy. Well now it’s the people’s shoe of Aldeburgh High Street too as it’s proved so popular already. As well as the 2750 Classic there are leather styles, leopard prints and the Linea Up Down Platforms. Here’s a selection of styles on Aldeburgh beach but take a look at our full range online: SHOP SUPERGA AT O&C BUTCHER >

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Totally Tropical

It’s anything but tropical in Aldeburgh today but things are a lot warmer in the shop window with the fabulous Palm Breeze Print from Gant. The print was inspired by vintage wallpaper from the 70’s and is available as a silk shirt and scarf, tunic, field jacket and the lovely high-waisted shorts. Below you can see a few of the key pieces in the window and of course you can shop the look online as well as in store.

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Henrietta Spencer: New for SS21

This spring we’re pleased to welcome Henrietta Spencer bags to O&C Butcher. This is a lovely Suffolk brand whose hand crafted basket bags are made with the highest quality natural materials and the finest full grain leather. They really do make the perfect summer accessory for the beach or the town. Available in store in Aldeburgh and online – shop the Henrietta Spencer collection here >


Aldeburgh is Open for Business

It’s been fantastic to open the shutters on the High Street again and lovely to see so many friendly faces. We are following the COVID-secure guidelines to ensure that you have the safest shopping trip possible and we hope to see you soon. As you can see below the sun shone beautifully for us on our first morning of being open. And of course it’s not just us who are open for business, the High Street has come back to life. Here are a few of the local retailers who... Read More


Welcome Back to Aldeburgh!

Our doors will reopen on Aldeburgh High Street on Monday 12th April. Normal hours will resume as follows: 9-5, Mon-Sat and 10.30-4.30, Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you back and the team have worked really hard to get everything looking fantastic. Hopefully there won’t be any more snow next week!! Of course our website remains open 24/7 and we will continue to offer a Click & Collect service if you’re local to Aldeburgh.

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Win a Le Chameau Dog Bowl!

Next Sunday (11th April) is National Pet Day and we thought it would be a good opportunity to find out about your favourite Suffolk dog walks. In return you’ll be entered into a draw to win a Le Chameau Dog Bowl worth £25. Our photo above is of James’s dog Roxy in her favourite walkies spot at Sizewell beach. The Giveaway is being run over on our Instagram page @ocbutcher All you have to do to enter is: 1.  Follow @ocbutcher on Instagram 2. Tag @ocbutcher in a photo of... Read More

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Aldeburgh Delivers for our SS21 Shoot

We had a fantastic day on Thursday for the O&C spring/summer photoshoot. Lockdown provided a rare opportunity to use the shop as our base. So for once we didn’t have to take all the outfits to the location and we were able to just step outside onto a glorious Aldeburgh backdrop. Having worked with Sylvaine Poitau (lashedphotography.com) and Suzie Love since 2015 it’s fair to say that we’re a well-oiled machine when it comes to getting the most out of the day, huge thanks to both of you. This season... Read More

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10% Off New Season Collections

It’s just three weeks until we can reopen O&C Butcher and Fleur in Aldeburgh on 12th April. Until then we’re taking 10% Off non-sale items online so take a look at the new season collections from the likes of Barbour, Gant, Timberland, Levi’s and lots more. SHOP MENSWEAR SHOP WOMENSWEAR The offer is valid on full price items only, excludes Dubarry, Fairfax & Favor and Schoffel and ends at midnight on Sunday 11 April 2021. The discounted prices are shown on each applicable product.