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Winter Sale Now On

With Suffolk now being in Tier 4, O&C Butcher and Fleur are unfortunately closed on Aldeburgh High Street until further notice. This means that our Winter Sale starts now but will be online only. We are also able to offer a Click & Collect service to those who are local, you’ll find information about this on our Delivery page. Don’t forget there’s free delivery on all orders over £50 All that remains is to wish you a Happy Christmas and a safe and healthy New Year. Who knows what the... Read More


Be a Star when you buy Socks!

Be a Star for St Elizabeth Hospice when you buy socks from us in store or online. We’re giving £1 to the hospice for every pair sold until Christmas. The hospice will provide vital care for people living with progressive illness across East Suffolk, Great Yarmouth and Waveney this Christmas so let’s do what we can to help their frontline staff. Find out more about the appeal and how to can help at: https://www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk/be-a-star/ Shop socks for men Shop socks for women

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Eating in/out in Aldeburgh this Christmas

Christmas is of course going to be different this year but if you’re spending it in Aldeburgh here’s my round up of some favourite places to eat and the services they’re offering. The Lighthouse Sam and the team have been creative with lots of new ideas during the pandemic. The Lighthouse is currently open for lunch and supper and is a popular choice with our customers (and us!). James and I had a delicious lunch there last week starting with their amazing Salt and Pepper Squid followed by Calves Liver... Read More

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Christmas Bestsellers

You won’t be surprised to hear that slippers and socks are top of the bestseller charts for us this Christmas. Shepherd of Sweden styles Annie and Anton have been a huge hit (and we’re hoping to get more in soon) as have the Barbour men’s slippers too. Never have we sold so many pairs of socks as we have this year, there will be a lot of cosy toes this Christmas! Happy Socks always excel at Christmas because they offer quality and fun but also have a fantastic collection of... Read More

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Winter Windows

The sun shone and festive spirits were high in Aldeburgh on Saturday as we welcomed back the Leiston Band of the Royal British Legion. They’ve had very few chances to play this year and were grateful for the generosity of the passers-by. We look forward to the day when the red barriers will be removed and we can finally get the High Street back to normal, roll on 2021! Thank you for all the lovely comments about our winter windows and also thank you to the Exotic Plant Co in... Read More


The O&C Winter Giveaway

Win an iconic Schoffel gilet plus a bottle of Fishers Gin – the perfect prize for those who love the countryside. Fishers Gin is distilled here in Aldeburgh using foraged botanicals from the marshes along the Suffolk Coast and this is Andrew Heald, founder of Fishers, in his cobalt blue Oakham gilet. Also pictured is the Lyndon women’s gilet in ruby. The lucky winner can choose either the Oakham or the Lyndon in a variety of colours. All you need to do to enter is fill in the form below.... Read More

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10% Off Non-Sale Items*

We’ve applied a 10% discount to all non-sale items across the site with the exception of Dubarry, Schoffel and Fairfax & Favor. So if you’re ready to update your winter wardrobe or start you Christmas shopping we’ve lots in store for you from great brands such as Barbour, Gant, Timberland, Fitflop, Levi’s, Oui and more. SHOP WOMENSWEAR SHOP MENSWEAR SHOP GIFTS This is offer applies for a limited time only and will end at midnight on Monday 30 November. The offer applies to non-sale items only and excludes Dubarry, Schoffel... Read More

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Christmas Gifts at O&C

If you’re looking for ideas for your own list or inspiration for others, take a look at our Christmas gift-buying guide below. There’s plenty more in store so feel free to browse our Online Gift Section > Gifts for Women From pretty to practical we have something to suit. Our home and beauty collection includes the very popular Connock hand sanitiser (one of the few hand sanitisers that actually smells nice!) plus candles and washbags from Brownstone. Our jewellery includes beautiful necklaces from Decadorn, eye-catching brooches from Rosie Fox (check... Read More


How to Shop with us During Lockdown

Our doors close on the High Street at 5pm today (Weds 4 Nov) but you can still shop with us online or over the phone. We offer free delivery on orders over £50 and you can also arrange to collect your order from us in Aldeburgh. Shop online at ocbutcher.co.uk or Call us on 01728 452229, lines open 10-4, Mon-Sat (we will have a reduced number of staff so please bear with us) Thank you for your continued support and if you’re in Suffolk we hope that we can still... Read More

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Get Your Wardrobe Winterproof

If, like us, you have been watching the rain coming down seemingly without end you’ll be breaking out your wellies, walking boots and wax jackets as winter has arrived. Your winter wardrobe will last a lot longer if it’s looked after in the correct way. In this blog we will highlight some of the products that you can use to look after your boots, shoes and coats as well as passing on some tips from our brands to ensure that your wardrobe lasts a long time and looks great along... Read More