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“The People’s Friend” is the magazine of choice for anyone who loves feel-good quality fiction. Every issue contains seven short stories and two exclusive serial instalments, as well as recipes, knitting patterns, craft, gardening advice, health, travel and so much more.

Have you ever thought about subscribing to “The People’s Friend”? It’s the perfect way to make sure you never miss an issue of your favourite magazine again.


Why Subscribe?

Celebrate our 150th Anniversary with a subscription to “The People’s Friend”. Subscribe today and you can receive 13 issues for only £6 – saving over £24 off the shop price. 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 before it’s available in the shops, meaning you’ll never again risk missing that crucial final instalment of a favourite serial.

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The People's Friend Special Subscription

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What you can expect…

  • The People’s Friend – Every issue contains seven short stories and two exclusive serial instalments, as well as recipes, knitting patterns, gardening advice, health, travel and so much more.
  • The People’s Friend Specials – “The People’s Friend” Special is the perfect companion to the weekly magazine, with 14 short stories, puzzles, cookery, craft and travel in every three-weekly issue.
  • The People’s Friend Pocket Novels – Every Pocket Novel contains one novel-length story packed with romance and drama. There are two new titles every month, published in a handy, lightweight pocket-sized format.

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If you’re new to “The People’s Friend” why not have a read through one of our issues to acquaint yourself with all the fantastic content our readers love!

In this issue:
As well as our regular outstanding selection of top-quality reading, this issue takes a closer look at the Somerset town of Glastonbury. We’ve got great advice to keep you healthy and happy with our Health & Wellbeing section, brainteasers to test your wits, delicious recipes to try, knit your own pet-friendly blanket and read about the charismatic pine marten.


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