March 30 2020

A note on COVID-19

Dear Reader, 

We are all facing extraordinary circumstances, and at The London Magazine we think it is important to remain open and transparent at a time when things can feel frightening and uncertain. 

Sadly, many of our beloved bookshops have had to temporarily close their doors, however, we understand that for many – including ourselves – reading offers comfort, hope and solace. Therefore, with delivery services remaining in place and online retail encouraged by the UK government, we will continue running orders direct via our website so that we can keep connected and enthused during this time of solitude and isolation. This includes our new April/May 2020 issue which is now available for preorder. 

We are working hard to ensure both our team and deliveries are safe and healthy, closely following government guidelines and wearing protective clothing when handling print issues. We only use Royal Mail, whose safety measures and COVID-19 updates can be found here, and we will still be shipping orders internationally until further notice.

If tighter measures are put in place and we are unable to deliver physical copies of our issues, we will supply you with a digital version and create a backlog to be fulfilled when services resume as normal. Please be assured that should this apply to your order, you will be contacted directly.

The London Magazine team continue working from home, so if you have any questions or concerns regarding your order get in touch with us via email at

Thank you for your support at a time when it matters now more than ever.

Yours faithfully,

The London Magazine Team



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