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The People's Friend Magazine Subscription

Celebrating its 155th anniversary, “The People’s Friend” has a fresh and exciting new look for 2024 – there has never been a more exciting time to try “The Friend”. 

The world’s longest running women’s magazine, “The People’s Friend” brings readers feel-good fiction and features every week. 

Each issue is packed with eleven short stories, recipes and crafts inspiration, and the best on health, wellbeing, nostalgia, gardening and travel advice. 

You won’t find as much fiction in any other magazine! The incredible team at the “Friend” puts it together, and we’ve been championing seasoned and debut writers since 1869. Each year, The People’s Friend publishes over 900 short stories! 

Escape from the everyday with “The Friend” whilst treating yourself or someone special to some well-earned screen-free time. Reading is proven to help you relax, and you only need the time it takes to drink a hot drink to start and finish a short story. 

Our stories are loved worldwide, and a subscription will ensure you never miss an issue or more importantly, a serial instalment! 

Top reasons to subscribe to “The People’s Friend” 

  • Save on the shop price 
  • Early access – receive your copy before it hits the shops 
  • Delivered direct to your door (free UK delivery!) 
  • Enjoy 11 new stories every week 
  • Inspirational and informative features 
  • Craft, knitting, recipes and gardening inspiration 
  • Health & wellbeing advice 
  • Never miss an instalment of your favourite serial! 

Message from the “The People’s Friend” Editor

Stuart Johnstone, editor

“The People’s Friend” is the home of great reading. There’s 11 wonderful new stories in every issue, including romance, cosy crime, historical tales and more. There is amazing lifestyle features to brighten your day, with cookery, craft and knitting and health and wellbeing.

And if that’s not enough, there is also nature, nostalgia and touching and inspirational real life. There really is something for everyone.

Just imagine the luxury of having your “Friend” delivered straight to your door. When you subscribe, your magazine will drop through your letter box every week, meaning you’ll never again risk missing that crucial final instalment of a favourite serial, or those recipes that will wow your family and friends. The People’s Friend is your place to go to make the most of your me-time and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get your copy every week, so subscribe and join our community today!” — Stuart Johnstone, Editor


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