Niche and not so niche magazines covering many of the UK’s favourite pastimes. Only the most respected titles in their field make the grade for Mags Direct!
BBC History Classic Stories (5)
BBC History Collectors Edition (5)
BBC Wildlife (4)
BBC World Histories (5)
Bird Watching (5)
Model Rail (14)
Practical Fishkeeping (7)
Practical Photography (7)
Steam Railway (9)
Your Horse (5)
BBC History Collector’s Edition: Medieval Life£9.99
Inside BBC History Collector’s Edition: Medieval Life are the stories of ordinary people in the Middle Ages. Find out how these people felt about the world around them – from religion and the social order to sex, disease and death.
We have a rundown of the greatest dangers of the Middle Ages and the worst smells to afflict a medieval nose.
PLUS: there’s a piece that analyses what Magna Carta meant for medieval society at large and much more!
Steam Railway – issue 472£4.25
In the latest issue of Steam Railway, is the King’s 75mph dream finished? GWS may have to abandon main line ambitions for King Edward II this winter due to gauging problems.
Also inside: New Lyn makes its Devon debut, tributes to hero David Shepherd and ‘A4’ imposter driver exposed.
PLUS: Old Oak’s emotional farewell, Clan Line shines on anniversary tour and much more!
Bird Watching – October 2017£4.40
Our latest magazine issue comes with a FREE Garden Bird Survival Guide! Find out how you can help all the wildlife that visits your garden during the colder months.
Plus, the secretive Long-eared Owl, the world’s best bird reserve, how our Hen Harriers are faring, 10 great birding walks, birdwatching in Stuttgart, why you should watch out for Redwings, rare birds seen in your area and much, much more!
Practical Photography November 2017£5.49
The November issue of Practical Photography is on sale now! Here’s a quick peek at what you can find inside…
Full version of DxO OpticsPro 11 Essential worth £99, 75 minutes of new camera and editing videos, 32-page Photoshop magazine, camera buying ebook, Photomart catalogue, and much more.
Discover the flora and fauna of autumn
Five of the UK’s best natural world photographers share the camera skills and fieldcraft needed to capture amazing seasonal images, from hedgehogs and squirrels to wild geese and colourful trees.
First steps – maternity and baby photography
Follow a child’s unique journey into the world with stunning maternity portraits, adorable images of newborn babies and fun and messy first birthday shots.
Projects and tutorials to improve your editing skills, from gritty HDR effects and surreal composites to light orbs and falling leaves.
New series! Camera know-how
Get to know your camera with this in-depth guide to all those confusing dials, settings and menus. This month, we take a look at shutter-priority mode to get you started.
Get into gear
Take a first look at Nikon’s hugely anticipated D850 full-frame DSLR, discover the best DSLRs, CSCs and compacts under £650, and enhance your landscapes with five brilliant 10-stop ND filters.
BBC Wildlife October 2017£4.25
In this issue:
- The Great Ape revival – How tracking mountain gorillas led to a baby boom
- Eight-legged Invasion – The reason there are so many spiders about right now
- Batty about bats
- Wildlife on the BBC, its not just entertainment, look at how it helps science
- Natural revolution – why a town adapted from hunting wildlife to watching it
Practical Fishkeeping November 2017£4.40
In this issue:
FREE! 24-Page beginners’ guide to Marines
Your saltwater journey starts here! Ideal for starters – 18 gorgeous beginner friendly fish and inverts
Subtle Shades – delightful tetras to add contrast to your community aquarium
Meet the Tamasaba Goldfish – a fancy for ponds!
Could we lose the charming Channa? Why our snakeheads are worth fighting for
All the colours of the rainbow – discover the dazzling Micro Lord: the coral every reefkeeper is after!
PLUS 25 aquarium pumps on test
Model Rail No. 240 October 2017£4.10
In this issue of Model Rail get 4 free tip cards – how to… build a landscape, detail your track, make water & create greenery.
Also there is 12 pages of time-saving trade secrets to give your layout the finescale look.
New – Expert Q&A the UK’s best modellers share their insights and know-how.
Your Horse – November 2017 – Issue 431£4.20
In this issue:
2 Free gifts inside! 48 page magazine: All the advice you need to find your dream horse plus 4 cut & keep polework plans
Take back your confidence: Expert techniques revealed
Win a horsebox: An Equi-Trek Sonic worth over £31,500
Livery yard survival guide
Dressage to music advice: Create a floorplan, the latest trends & pick the right music
Piggy French’s guide to gridwork and jumping
BBC World Histories – Issue 6£6.99
Have nuclear weapons brought peace? In issue 6 of BBC World Histories, historians debate why there hasn’t yet been a Third World War.
The big question: Are revolutions doomed to failure? Six experts debate whether uprisings have ever achieved their aims. There’s a brief history of homosexuality where Brian Lewis explores diverse examples of same-sex relations through history and America’s Vietnam shock: the surprise attack that stunned the United States.
PLUS North Korea’s obsession with the bomb, Queen Victoria’s Indian Confidant, did Christianity destroy the classical world? and much more!
Bird Watching – Autumn 2017£4.40
Our latest issue includes a special ‘Birds and Colour’ 16-page section– find out how birds see world and why they’re the colour they are! Plus, a great selection of winning images from this year’s Bird Photographer of the Year competition, a focus on Long-tailed Tits, test yourself with corvid ID, learn about Kingfisher quirks, what to expect when birding in Zurich, 10 great birding sites to visit and all the UK rare bird sightings in your area! Plus, much, much more!
Practical Photography October 2017£5.49
In this issue:
13 FREE GIFTS!
- 8 camera skills tips cards
- 65-minute Video disc
- 19 mono style actions
- 5 smoke effect brushes
- Bonus Photoshop mag
- Camera buying ebook
- PLUS 164 pages of advice and inspiration
Black & White Special! 5 classic shots you must take!
Complete camera and editing guides to the most iconic mono subjects…
- Urban Architecture
Create a light painting with a torch and tripod
Thomas Heaton shares his outdoor photo secrets
Remove distractions with advanced cloning skills
PLUS why teleconverters are essential for wildlife
- Angling magazines (25)
- BBC Sky at Night (1)
- Children's magazines (42)
- Classic Car Magazines (38)
- Craft Magazines (142)
- Cycling magazines (7)
- Entertainment (27)
- Gardening Magazines (22)
- Hobbies (73)
- Lifestyle (41)
- Match Of The Day (2)
- Motorcycling (46)
- Motoring (61)
- Science & Technology (19)
- Sport (26)
- Sports Programmes (4)
- Travel (7)
- Walking & Outdoors (25)
- Wedding magazines (11)