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Aldeburgh

02/10/2019
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Win A Fairfax & Favor Handbag

To welcome Fairfax & Favor onto the O&C Butcher shop floor we’re offering you the chance to win a Fairfax & Favor Windsor handbag worth £365. The Windsor is a timeless classic handmade from sumptuous Italian leather and and is available with us in tan and navy, as seen here on Aldeburgh beach! Fairfax & Favor a young British fashion brand that since 2013 has been shaking up the luxury footwear market and includes a beautiful collection of accessories too. An extremely popular lifestyle brand with a very dedicated following... Read More

Britten's High Street 18/09/2019
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Britten’s High Street – The History of Shopping in Aldeburgh

As part of the Sharing Suffolk Stories initiative the Britten’s High Street project has been set up by the Archive Team at the Red House in Aldeburgh to explore the history of shopping in our town. Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears are obviously key pieces in Aldeburgh’s rich tapestry, and we were very lucky that they shopped at O&C Butcher from the 1950’s-1970’s.  They were customers way back when O&C had a grocery shop but over 50 receipts show the clothes and accessories that they bought from us over the... Read More

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

Win a Father's Day hamper 16/05/2019
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Win a Father’s Day Hamper

Is your dad the big cheese? If so, we’ve got the perfect prize draw for Father’s Day! We’ve partnered up with Slate, a fellow independent retailer on Aldeburgh High Street, to give you the opportunity to win a very special gift. Included in the prize are two incredible cheeses and a gift box of Happy Socks containing four pairs of socks – we promise that the socks are brand new and not at all cheesy! For your chance to win a hamper containing 350g of Double Barrel, 350g of Sparkenhoe... 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