1. The Classic Dinky Toys Collection


On sale 27 December

Frequency fortnightly

Price £2.99

Distributor Marketforce

Display with F1 Collection, Star Trek Ships

The publisher behind bimonthly title Philosophy Now has launched a one shot which it says is the first title devoted entirely to ethics to be sold to through the UK newstrade. It is made up of a collection of some of the best ethics articles from past issues of Philosophy Now, alongside some new material. The Ultimate Guide is divided into five chapters covering the main aspects of ethics, and is designed as a readable guide to modern ethics for students and the general thinking public, also including cartoons and info boxes. Further issues are planned for next year.

2. Healthy Magazine


On sale out now

Price £3.40

Frequency eight per year

Distributor Seymour

Display with Fit & Well Magazine, Women’s Health, Top Santé

Healthy Magazine’s January edition is a Veganuary Special, including a dual cover and special 30-page vegan food section. Articles include 35 vegan recipes and tips, fitness retreats, how to beat the bloat, and how to gain glowing winter skin. The issue also comes with a voucher for readers to save 20% at Holland & Barrett.

3. Home Cinema Choice


On sale out now

Frequency monthly

Price £5.25

Distributor Marketforce

Display with Hi-Fi News, What Hi-Fi

This issue of Home Cinema Choice is the special Yearbook edition, celebrating the hardware and software that has really impressed the team over the past 12 months. The extended reviews section covers everything from 4K TVs and Ultra HD Blu-ray players to projectors and soundbars; from speaker systems and accessories to AV receivers, home cinema subwoofers and more. 

4. MG Enthusiast


On sale out now 

Frequency monthly

Price £4.99

Distributor Seymour

Display with Classic Ford, Fast Ford

The January issue of MG Enthusiast is bagged with publisher Kelsey’s 2018 Classic Cars calendar. Distributor Seymour says independents account for more than a quarter of MG Enthusiast sales and are the second biggest retail group for the title. Content includes the usual mix of news and inspirational features from one of the world’s most loved car brands.

5. Railway Bylines


On sale out now 

Frequency monthly

Price £4.50

Distributor Intermedia

Display with Steam World, Rail Express, The Railway Magazine

Railway Bylines’ historical subject matter is not the country’s main lines with express locos and named trains but the multitude of tiny branch lines serving villages, and industrial lines serving mills, foundries, quarries, mines and ports, together with the host of ‘little engines’ that could be found working such lines. 

6. Bushcraft


On sale 28 December 

Frequency bi-monthly

Price £4.95

Distributor Intermedia

Display with The Great Outdoors, Trail, Camping, Outside

Bushcraft is the first UK magazine dedicated to Bushcraft and survival skills. Distributor Intermedia says interest in the hobby has never been higher as its popularity rises in the UK. The magazine provides articles which enhance readers’ existing knowledge as well as teaching new skills.  This edition will keep readers up to date with the latest courses and equipment.

7. New Scientist


On sale out now

Frequency weekly

Price £4.50

Distributor Marketforce

Display with National Geographic, Nature

The Christmas special of New Scientist has an increased cover price of £4.50 compared to the usual £4.10. Inside is the usual mix of the latest scientific and technological news and innovations including in-depth articles, analysis and informed comments. Also included are science jobs adverts from all around the world.

8. The Economist


On sale out now

Frequency weekly

Price £5.99

Distributor Marketforce

Display with New Statesman, Private Eye

The annual Economist Christmas special contains in-depth features from the title’s team of writers. Content is focused on the usual mix of finance and economics as well as books and arts, international news, business and science and technology. Distributor Marketforce is predicting a 100% sales uplift on this issue.

9. Private Eye


On sale out now 

Frequency weekly 

Price £2

Distributor Marketforce

Display with The Economist, The Spectator

The famous Private Eye Christmas special leads to a price increase on the title from £1.80 or £2. The many political twists and turns of 2017 provide a rich choice of topics for the team’s usual satirical treatment as they look back on the key events of the year.

10. Autocar


On sale 28 December

Frequency weekly

Price £3.80

Distributor Frontline

Display with Car Magazine, Autotrader

The end-of-year special of Autocar takes a look back at 2017, with a 26-page in-depth review of the best and worst of the last 12 months. A total of 509 cars are rated and more than 500,000 miles driven by the team to put the special section together.

11. Flypast


On sale 29 December

Frequency monthly

Price £4.70

Distributor Seymour

Display with Aeroplane Monthly, Aviation News

The February issue of Flypast pays tribute to the men of RAF Bomber Command. The Command continued to serve after World War Two was over, with one article in the edition focusing on a ‘flag-waving’ trip to the US from the Avro Vulcans of the 617 Squadron. The cover star is the airworthy Messerschmitt BF 109E.