O&C Butcher | Blog

21/03/2020

We’re closed in Aldeburgh but open online

To all customers of O&C Butcher and Fleur, Aldeburgh We have decided that it is time to temporarily close O&C Butcher and Fleur in Aldeburgh. We do this with a heavy heart but the health of our staff and our customers is our priority. We will continue to be open online however so you can still shop with us at www.ocbutcher.co.uk where you can buy both O&C and Fleur brands. If you’re unable to use our website but need something from either shop please email: info@ocbutcher.co.uk or message @ocbutcher via... Read More

17/03/2020

Coronavirus Update for O&C and Fleur Customers

To all customers of O&C Butcher and Fleur, Aldeburgh –17th March 2020 In this time of uncertainty, we would like to let customers know about the following: Until further notice it is business as usual at O&C Butcher and Fleur in Aldeburgh. Both shops remain open as per their standard opening hours.  We have increased our regular cleaning and hygiene checks at both O&C Butcher and Fleur to ensure that the environment is as safe as possible for you to shop in. All of our staff have been advised to... Read More

16/03/2020

Gifts for Mother’s Day

For those who celebrate Mother’s Day, this year is going to prove to be quite different to those that have gone before. However you choose or need to spend the day, we hope all the Mum’s stay safe and well. If you’re in need of a gift we’ve picked out a few below which are available in our Aldeburgh store and on our website. If you can’t come into the store and don’t want to use our website please feel free to call us on 01728 452229 and we can... Read More

Introducing Barbour SS20 16/03/2020
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Introducing Barbour SS20

Barbour continues to be our most popular brand at O&C. Surrounded by the beautiful Suffolk countryside and stunning coastal walks you could say we’re a perfect fit. The new season collection is all about weather-proof outerwear and versatile layers. I’m sure we’re not the only ones who have found the thick winter coats are suddenly too much on those brisk dog walks that start chilly and finish sweltering – bring on the lighter layers.We’ve picked out some of our favourites below but you can shop the full collection online or... Read More

Richard Stacey 28/02/2020

Richard Stacey

It is with great sadness that I have to announce the passing of my father, Richard Stacey (73), who died peacefully at home on Monday 24th February. Dad had been unwell for some time, but things took a turn for the worse recently. Dad was the driving force behind our family business.  Mr Positive, enthusiastic and passionate, he was a ball of energy until illness started to slow him down in the last few years.  I always asked him to cast his (constructively) critical eye over the shop when he... Read More

27/02/2020
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When Being Comfortable is On Trend

Yes, the trainer continues to reign as the most versatile footwear item for the spring/summer season. And thank goodness for that. Wear them with dresses, jeans, jumpsuits, shorts – anything goes with trainers and we have a great selection for you to choose from. The Gabor prints have been really popular such as the Gabor Wright with the chunky laces (plus we love a lazy zip!). Gabor also have sportier versions in the Gabor Lulea and Gabor Helen. Fitflop also offer sportier style with their chunky on-trend trainer, the Fitflop... Read More

Winter Sale Starts 28th December 20/12/2019
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Winter Sale and Christmas Opening Hours 2019

Winter Sale Our Sale starts in Aldeburgh and online at 9am on Saturday 28th December. Seasonal items reduced to clear, many items half price or less. Christmas Opening Hours For those of you planning a trip to see us over the festive season our opening hours are as follows: Christmas Eve: 9:00am – 4:00pm Christmas Day: Closed Boxing Day: Closed Friday 27th December: 9:00am – 3.30pm Saturday 28th December: 9:00am – 5:00pm (First day of Winter Sale!) Sunday 29th: 10:30am – 4:30pm Monday 30th: 9:00am – 5:00pm New Year’s Eve:... Read More

03/12/2019
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Wooly Pully Week 2019

As well as wearing their Christmas Jumpers, Aldeburgh clothing store O&C Butcher will be donating £5 of every jumper sold during Woolly Pully Week to St Elizabeth Hospice.  We raised over £400 in 2018 and this year we want to raise even more. Money raised will help support local patients and families over the festive season. Woolly Pully Week is an annual event encouraging people to wear their Christmas Jumpers to work in return for a small donation to the hospice.  All women’s and men’s jumpers bought between 9 –... Read More

O&C Christmas Windows 03/12/2019
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O&C Christmas Windows

“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year” In case you can’t make it to Aldeburgh here’s a quick look at our Christmas windows. Felicity has done a wonderful job as always and demonstrated great patience with a very uncooperative snowman. So we’re all set for our Dickensian Aldeburgh Christmas this Saturday – read more about what’s happening in the town here And if you’re after a Christmas tree we recommend the Exotic Garden Co in Aldeburgh who supplied our trees for the... Read More

Christmas Cheer at O&C Butcher 02/12/2019
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Christmas Cheer at O&C Butcher

Christmas comes to Aldeburgh on Saturday 7th December and to help you with your Christmas Shopping we’ll be offering 10% off all purchases at O&C Butcher all day on the 7th*. There will be added Christmas Cheer from 2pm as we invite the Royal British Legion Band back to play outside the shop along with Mulled Wine and Cragg Sister’s mince pies. It was a lovely afternoon last year and we hope you can come and join us again. Don’t forget there will be lots of other festive treats throughout... Read More