BBC History Print & Digital Magazine Subscription
  • 13 Issues Per Year
  • UK & Worldwide
  • 04 Aug 2022

BBC History Print & Digital Magazine Subscription

Get new perspectives on Britain and the world's rich past with Britain's bestselling history magazine

Whether it's exploring the historical background to the world of today, or revisiting the stories of the distant past, a BBC History Magazine subscription brings it all to life in vivid detail. Each month, an unrivalled selection of historians and authors, including Michael Wood, David Olusoga, Mary Beard and Antony Beevor, share their insights into a wide range of topics, exploring everything from ancient civilisations to modern military, social and political history. The magazine is always accurate, authoritative and accessible, and beautifully illustrated throughout with a fascinating range of historical photographs, paintings and artefacts.

When you take out a bundle subscription to BBC History magazine, every month we will provide you with:

  • Both print and digital versions of the magazine
  • Great savings on the app store price
  • Suggestions for heritage visits in the UK and abroad
  • A guide to the pick of history programmes on TV
  • A comprehensive book review section
  • Discounts to BBC History Magazine live events

Subscribe today for yourself or as a gift and enjoy the convenience of having your BBC History magazine delivered direct to your door and downloaded directly to your device!

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BBC History Magazine is Britain's bestselling history magazine, exploring a broad range of British and global history in an authoritative but accessible fashion.

Each issue you'll find expert takes on everything from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, to the medieval and Tudor periods, the Victorian era, the two world wars and beyond. Drawing on the latest research, we provide fresh perspectives on history's best-known stories and shine a light on some of the more obscure corners of our past.

The magazine's contributors include many of Britain's foremost popular and academic historians such as Antony Beevor, Lucy Worsley, Mary Beard, Max Hastings, Dan Jones and Suzannah Lipscomb. And every edition also contains columns from two of the finest BBC history broadcasters, Michael Wood and David Olusoga.

With an extensive book review section, as well as monthly coverage of history news, TV, film, and events and exhibitions, we'll keep you up to date with the latest happenings in history. Plus, we regularly explore the historical background to current events, such as Brexit, Black Lives Matter and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Q. When will my subscription start?
A. You can choose the first issue of your subscription during the checkout, so if you are buying as a gift you can make sure their first magazine does not arrive before a certain date. You will also receive a welcome letter stating the date of your first issue.

Q. My subscription includes an Added Extra product. When will this arrive?
A. Our Added Extras are sent separately from your first magazine, and should arrive within 28 days of your order date. If you do not receive your Added Extra in this time, please contact us.

Q. How can keep track of my subscription or change my delivery address?
A. By creating an account on you are able to see when your next issue is due, change your delivery address, and renew your subscription.

Q. Can I order a bundle subscription outside of the United Kingdom?
A. Please note: bundle subscriptions are available for UK residents only

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