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Fall Footwear 19/10/2018
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Fall Footwear

There’s a huge selection of footwear in store this season with plenty of options for leaf kicking and puddle jumping. Here are some favourites: Men’s Chukka Boots The Chukka is a great casual boot for this season. Our favourites below are the CityRoam Alpine Chukka from Timberland and the Nelson Chukka Boot from Barbour. Both are made of leather and are extremely comfortable due to their cushioned soles. As an aside, for those of you who don’t play polo, a chukka is a seven-minute period of a polo game and... Read More

18/10/2018
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If the hat fits…

A lot of people worry about hats. You’d love one for bad hair days or for brisk autumn walks but are you really a hat person? Yes, you are! Also, lots of men are guilty of playing it safe with a baseball cap. This is ok, there are some great baseball caps in store but there are lots of other options too. So maybe it’s time to see if the hat fits? Women’s Hats The Beanie The bobble lives on and we have plenty in store. Barbour have a fantastic... Read More

Something For The Weekend 16/10/2018
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Win A Loake Weekend Bag

  The Loake Balmoral Weekend bag is made from smooth and grain leathers and is perfect for a weekend away.  Featuring a detachable shoulder strap, full width internal velcro fastened pocket, and single internal zip pocket it’s both stylish and practical. Available in a choice of Light or Dark Brown. The bag would also make a great treat for yourself or a fantastic gift for someone special. We’re offering one lucky person the chance to win one of these Loake Balmoral bags worth £235. HOW TO ENTER: You can choose... Read More

Part-Time position at O&C Butcher, Aldeburgh 03/10/2018
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We’re Hiring! Part-time Vacancy – Mens Department

Sales Assistant, Mens Department – Part Time (Permanent or Temporary) The Job We are currently recruiting for the position of part time Sales Assistant in our Mens department, 2-3 days a week to include weekends. The Person You’ll have a strong customer focus and be able to deal confidently with customers in a friendly and professional manner.   A good communicator, you’ll be enthusiastic and have high personal standards. The Benefits Competitive rates of pay and benefits, a great place to work and the chance to join a friendly team and... Read More

19/09/2018

O&C Butcher takes on the Aldeburgh Triathlon

The official name of the Aldeburgh Triathlon is the Aldeburgh FUN Relay Triathlon and our two teams definitely had fun on Sunday. So much so that we’re already looking forward to next year. This was the events 4th year and we’ve always been proud to support it but this year it was great to take part as well. We entered a men’s and ladies team made up of staff and friends of the shop. On arrival at the Moot Hall we were greeted with very challenging sea conditions and all... Read More

10/09/2018
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Quilts, Colour and Statement Patterns: Barbour AW18

As we reach September, the nights begin to lengthen and our thoughts turn toward Autumn it’s tempting to think that it’s time to put away the bright colours and get ready for the more muted colours ahead. Although that’s not the case this year with the AW18 Collection from Barbour. One of their key focuses this year has been for pops of colour either on their own or as part of a layered look that will really help you stand out from the crowd on even the greyest day. One... Read More

Aldeburgh Triathlon Swimmers 30/08/2018

High Tide for the Aldeburgh Triathlon

High Tide Festival, 11-16 September It’s the 12th year for the High Tide Festival in Aldeburgh. Referred to as the theatre world’s Sundance Film Festival, it brings a wealth of innovative and challenging work to the town including productions direct from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Tallulah Brown has written the headline production Songlines which is set just up the coast in Reydon. The ‘Festival Hub’ is just over the road from us this year at the Garage Gallery and the East Coast Café. From there you can buy/collect tickets, find... Read More

Samba and the Shopfront 23/08/2018
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Out of this World for Carnival Weekend

Aldeburgh Carnival Weekend was glorious and lots of people made the most of the wonderful weather and the many activities that were taking place around the town. A huge well done to everyone involved in making it such a success and to everyone who made such an effort to decorate houses, shops and floats – the town looked amazing. We were very lucky to have a bird’s eye view of the ‘Fly me to the Moon’ parade on Monday. Here are a few favourite photos but there are lots more... Read More

Aldeburgh Carnival Poster 24/07/2018

Fly Me to the Moon! Aldeburgh Carnival 2018

Congratulations to Daniel Owen who designed this fantastic Aldeburgh Carnival poster which is now in our window. As always there’s much anticipation about this year’s Carnival and the theme is Fly Me to the Moon – we’re sure it will be out of this world (sorry!). The Carnival runs from 18 -20 August and really is a fantastic weekend of family fun here in Aldeburgh. It recently won the Norfolk & Suffolk Tourism Family Event of the Year 2018 and is also in the running to be named the UK’s... Read More

O&C Butcher Summer Sale 04/07/2018
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O&C Butcher Summer Sale

  SALE STARTS 9am SATURDAY 7th JULY! Head to Aldeburgh this weekend for the start of the O&C Butcher Summer Sale where seasonal stock is reduced to clear and many items are half price or less. All your favourite brands are included with styles from the likes of Gant, Barbour, Levi’s, Timberland, Sebago, Masai and Gabor. Over the road sister shop Fleur also goes on sale at 10am on Saturday with 30% off beautiful brands such as Maison Scotch, Selected Femme, White Stuff, Sandwich and Part Two. If you can’t... Read More