150 Years of the "Friend"

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It’s an exciting year for “The People’s Friend” as we head towards our 150th anniversary. We are delighted you have dropped by and we hope you enjoy “The People’s Friend” Online as much as the magazines, pocket novels and specials.

As the days roll on towards our January birthday, keep popping by for updates and news on what we’ve got coming up, along with all the regular recipes, daily serials and writing advice. Don’t forget, too, that you can pick up a copy of our 150th Anniversary Edition in our online shop. We’re very proud of it!

Cookery November 22, 2018

Christingle Cake

This delicious Christingle Cake recipe is perfect for fund-raising, or just to enjoy with a crowd as the festive season approaches.

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