Magazines aren't dead! Get your hands on the best for free

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Caroline Stronkhorst in Books & Magazines

Last updated: 22 January 2020, 07:42 GMT

In the modern era magazines are getting less popular. This does mean that publishing companies often have good deals on their magazines! There are still some fantastic magazines out there that are worth a read, especially if you get a free copy. Here are some of our favourite magazines that you can pick up for FREE.

Time Out

On Tuesdays at nearly 500 location in London you can pick up a free copy of Time Out magazine. In here you can find all the best things to do in and outside of London, restaurant reviews, stories in the news and lots more.

This magazine is a must read for Londoners as it collects all the relevant information for you. Pick up your free copy from tube stations, restaurants, hotels, museums and more.


Grazia is Britain’s first weekly glossy magazine aimed at women. They publish features on fashion, lifestyle, relationships, food and lots more. Keep up to date with the hottest trends, best recipes and celebrity news with this weekly magazine.

The cost of a Grazia magazine is usually about £2.50 (if bought without a subscription), but you can request a free trial issue!


Time magazine is a weekly magazine that publishes about news, remarkable people, international affairs and more. If you are interested in topics like politics, business, health, a free copy of Time Magazine would be perfect for you! 

Although it is an American magazine, this offer is only available to residents of the UK. An issue usually costs about £5, so this free offer will save you a significant amount of money.

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LEGO Magazine

If you have a child between 5 and 9 years old, you can sign up for a FREE magazine subscription to the Lego Magazine. This fun-filled magazine is packed with activities, comics and posters for your child to enjoy! 

It also shows creations by children, so if your child is somewhat of a LEGO artist, they might be able to be featured in the magazine themselves!

The magazine subscription is completely free (if your child is between 5 and 9), simply sign up on the LEGO website.



If you are into cooking and baking, you might like to receive a free Waitrose magazine! You can sign up to become a member of Waitrose for free with some great perks.

For example, you can take a free hot drink in store if you make a purchase. But you also get pick up free issues of the Waitrose Food, Health and/or Drink magazine!

If you prefer to read online, you can download it on the magazine app for free.

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OK! Magazine

If you like to keep up with celebrity news, OK! Magazine is the one for you! Whether you’d like a copy to take with you to the hairdressers, to read on the tube or at home curled up on the sofa, OK! Magazine now offer a FREE trial.

Read all about gossip, celebrity updates, the royals, beauty and more. A copy of OK! Magazine usually costs around £2.50, so this offer saves you on your first issue of the magazine

Magazines are still very popular with a lot of people and for a good reason! Keep up to date with celebrity news, international politics or new recipes by signing up for these free magazines.

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