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John Carrington

Part-Time position at O&C Butcher, Aldeburgh 31/07/2019
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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, 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

O&C Butcher Summer Sale 09/07/2019
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O&C Butcher Summer Sale

  SALE STARTS 9am SATURDAY 13th 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

Beach Ready, The Suffolk Way 11/06/2019
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Beach Ready, the Suffolk Way

With 50 miles of coast to explore we know all about beaches in Suffolk and being beach ready doesn’t have to mean bikinis and sun tan oil. Here are some outfits that we think make for great beach wardrobes: Beach a la Barbour! The Barbour SS19 collection has been fantastic and the range is extensive. Perfect clothes and accessories for relaxed outdoor living and great for time at the coast. For him: For her: Beach Walks Some would say this is our bread and butter; Stylish, quality clothing with a... Read More

Father's Day Gift Ideas from O&C Butcher 11/06/2019
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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day 2019

With under a week to go until Father’s Day 2019 we’ve picked out a few great gift ideas in case you are in need of some last minute inspiration. Socks are the most obvious gift for Dad and we’ve got a great range of Happy Socks to choose from. From single pairs to a whole weeks worth of socks in a box we have something for every budget. We also stock socks by Falke, Barbour, GANT and more. If their sock drawer is already full to bursting then we’ve picked... Read More

23/05/2019
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One Hundred Stars with Kew Royal Botanic Gardens – The Perfect Partnership

The pretty pieces from One Hundred Stars have always been popular but this season they’ve worked in collaboration with Kew Royal Botanic Gardens. What a perfect partnership with gowns and scarves displaying some of the amazing plants you find at Kew. The Magnolia gown and headband shown here in our Aldeburgh photoshoot has been such a hit it’s sold out but fear not other prints are available. Browse our full collection from One Hundred Stars at: https://www.ocbutcher.co.uk/one-hundred-stars-m582

Summer Footwear 16/05/2019
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Spring and Summer Footwear

There’s a great range of footwear in store with plenty of options for sunny spring days and balmy summer nights (hopefully).  The Gabor white chunky lace-ups shown in the photo with the lovely Roxy (James’s dog!) have been really popular because you can wear them with jeans, skirts and dresses. They’re worn here on Aldeburgh beach with a pair of POM Amsterdam trousers. Here are some of our other popular styles for this season: Women’s Sandals Women’s Sandals are a wardrobe essential for the Spring and Summer months. There is... Read More

Aldeburgh Festival 7-23 June 2019 15/05/2019

Aldeburgh Festival – 6 of the Best for 2019

We are now just under a month away from the start of the Aldeburgh Festival, so we decided to ask our resident classical music fan John the Website Manager for his pick of the 2019 Festival. Paul Lewis Sat 8 Jun 7pm Paul Lewis is one of the leading pianists in the world today and his concert during the Snape Proms in 2016 was a real knockout so I’m really looking forward to this follow up. The Haydn Piano sonatas have been something of a specialism for Lewis of late... Read More

Our New Ladies Department is Open for Business! 04/04/2019
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Our Newly Refurbished Ladies Department is Open for Business!

Felicity and the team have been busy putting everything in it’s new home today but it’s been great to be open and we’ve had some lovely feedback from our customers – thank you. We hope you’ll agree that it’s a much brighter, better space to showcase our favourite women’s brands including Barbour, Oui, Gant, Ilse Jacobsen and Marc Aurel. The footwear finally has the space it deserves with shoe boxes tucked out of sight at last. It’s been a great project for us and we’re really pleased with the results.... Read More

04/04/2019
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Win a Barbour Beadnell – the all-season wax jacket

To celebrate the opening of our newly refurbished Ladies Department in Aldeburgh we’re offering you the chance to win an iconic Women’s Barbour Wax Jacket worth £199. The Barbour Classic Beadnell is a medium-weight wax which means it’s the perfect all-season jacket. It’s available in navy and olive. HOW TO ENTER: You can choose one of three ways to enter this competition either: Visit our Facebook page, like us and share the competition post Visit our Instagram page, follow us and like the competition post Fill in the form below... Read More

28/03/2019
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Behind the Scenes at the O&C Butcher SS19 Photoshoot

We had a fantastic spring/summer photoshoot on Monday at The Wentworth Hotel in Aldeburgh.  Teamwork is definitely the name of the game on a day when we have to fit so much in to one day to cover key looks for both spring and summer. Alas the budget doesn’t stretch to warmer climes so the models were absolute stars for bracing a strong Northerly breeze on Aldeburgh beach. It may turn into a bit of an Oscar’s speech but we must thank a few key people for making the day... Read More