• 13 Issues Per Year
  • UK & Worldwide
  • 20 Feb 2020

BBC History Magazine Subscription

Discover all you need to know about the events that changed the world

Whether it's looking at recent history or delving into the dim and distant past, a BBC History Magazine subscription brings it all to life in vivid detail. Each month, an unrivalled team of experts share their insights into a wide range of topics, exploring everything from ancient civilisations to modern political history. Whatever your favourite era, it's well-worth subscribing to the nation's favourite history magazine. Benefits include:

  • Great savings on the shop prices
  • Delivery to your door wherever you are
  • Suggestions for heritage visits in the UK and abroad
  • A guide to the pick of history programmes on TV
  • A comprehensive book review section

Begin your BBC History Magazine subscription today with one of the great offers below.

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If any magazine embodies the BBC's mission to inform, educate and entertain, it's BBC History Magazine.

With a vast source of fascinating information to draw on, every issue brings new information to light, thanks to some of the country's leading academic historians, such as Dan Snow, Anthony Beever, Mary Beard and Michael Wood.

Alongside them, leading celebrities enthuse about their History Heroes, we explore the backstory to current events at home and around the world, we look at significant anniversaries in history and profile some of the most celebrated, or often misunderstood, figures from the past.

We also investigate little-known episodes from the past and reveal the latest research from around the world, plus regular features include historic recipes and letters from our avid readers. History is becoming more important in understanding our place in the world and BBC History Magazine puts you in the thick of it.

History is never a thing of the past with a BBC History Magazine Subscription.

A subscription also makes a great gift idea for anyone interested in Britain's rich history. Click Give a Gift to find out more.

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 buysubscriptions.com you are able to see when your next issue is due, change your delivery address, and renew your subscription.

BBC History Magazine Gift Subscription

It's the history gift that keeps on giving.

Your gift subscription of BBC History Magazine will be delivered direct to the receiver's door, so you know they will continue enjoying your gift with no fuss.

Ordering online couldn't be easier – click 'Buy Now' above and during our checkout all you have to do is:

  • Select to deliver to a different address and enter your recipient's details
  • Choose the start date of their subscription – to ensure their first issue arrives after any special occasions
  • Set up a BuySubscriptions account so you can manage your gift subscription online and easily renew it over and over again to ensure your family member or friend never miss an issue

If you're looking for a gift idea your loved one can enjoy every month buy them a BBC History Magazine subscription today.

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