The People's Friend | The Famous Story Magazine

Welcome to the website of "The People’s Friend" magazine, the oldest – and friendliest! – women’s weekly in the world. The “Friend” is famous for its fiction, and every issue is packed with heartwarming short stories, two exclusive serial instalments, cookery, craft, travel, health, puzzles, gardening and more. You’ll find lots of fascinating facts about the magazine and its contributors on our website, plus favourite content and comments from readers. Enjoy yourself - you’re in the company of friends!

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Welcome to the People’s Friend, the weekly women’s magazine that’s famous for its fiction. Every issue contains short stories, features, knitting, cookery and puzzles to brighten your day. I hope you enjoy being part of our community of friends!

Angela Gilchrist, Editor