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Aldeburgh

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

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

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

21/03/2019
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Good Things Come to Those Who Wait…

We’re ready for the final phase of our refurbishment but unfortunately this means that the Ladies Department in Aldeburgh will be closed from Monday 25 March – Wednesday 3 April. We plan to reopen on Thursday 4 April. The Men’s Department will remain open throughout and we’ll have a selection of Mother’s Day gifts on display. We will have access to some of our Ladies stock so if you know what you’re after give us a call and arrange a collection: 01728 452229. We are really sorry for any inconvenience... Read More

Buy a jumper help the hospice 06/12/2018
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We’ll donate £5 for every jumper sold!

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.  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 10 – 16 December 2018 from O&C Butcher will be helping this fantastic, local cause. You can shop... Read More

Christmas Cheer at O&C Butcher 22/11/2018
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Christmas Cheer at O&C Butcher

Come along to O&C Butcher on Saturday 1 December for a spot of Christmas Cheer. To help you with your Christmas shopping we’ve got great gift ideas, gift buying advice on hand plus 10% OFF everything in store all day. At 2pm we’ll be joined by the Leiston Royal British Legion Band and we’ll be giving away delicious mince pies made by Cragg Sisters Tea Rooms plus mulled wine and mulled cider. Hope to see you there! ………………………………………………………. Have you been to Cragg Sisters Team Rooms just down the road... 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

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