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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 subscribe to one of the UK’s most popular women’s weekly magazines. 

Championing creativity, each week “The People’s Friend” inspires readers with expertly chosen short stories brought to life with beautiful illustrations, giving many writers and artists their first break. 

Each issue is packed with eleven short stories, recipes and crafts inspiration, the best health and gardening advice and topical features. 

Switch off and escape the stresses of everyday life with a subscription to "The People’s Friend" delivered direct to your door.  

A subscription to “The People’s Friend” is the perfect weekly treat for yourself, or a gift to brighten a loved one’s day.

Top reasons to subscribe


  • Make time for yourself and escape the everyday with 11 wonderful stories each week 
  • Enjoy excellent and accessible gardening, craft & knitting guides 
  • Discover easy-to-follow cooking recipes 
  • Read expert features covering health, wellbeing, travel, nostalgia & more 
  • Save on the shop price 
  • Early access – get your copy before it hits the shops^ 
  • Free UK delivery 
  • Never miss an instalment of your favourite serial! 
  • Spread the cost with our pay monthly by Direct Debit offer

Your subscription will start 2-4 weeks from first payment (UK delivery).

To check on which issue you receive for your subscription start, visit our subscription calendar. New subscribers will also receive an order confirmation via post/email.

To discuss and manage your subscription start date, call customer services on 0800 904 7260

Monthly Direct debit: £4 for your first month followed by £7.50 per month thereafter. Available to recipients within the UK when paying by Direct Debit. For UK bank accounts only. Direct Debit offer for new customers only.

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“The People’s Friend” is the world’s longest running weekly women’s magazine and number one for quality fiction every week.

You won’t find as much fiction in any other magazine!