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We're excited about... Wild Alchemy Journal

Wild Alchemy Journal

Why are indie mags still booming?

The modern indepent magazine is going from strength to strength, yet we’re always being asked how print magazines have managed to survive in this digital age. They've more than survived, they’ve prospered because print and digital go hand in hand. It’s a fantastic partnership. You can’t browse our magazines away from the store without the internet. We couldn’t tempt or bait you to do so without social media. But what successful print magazines understand is that we all crave tactility, or simple touch, and of course smell. Plus, magazines are episodic, agile things that can respond to what’s happening, roll with it and report with verified information. They can put you right at the hub of things. But really, given the production quality of many current titles, you’ll just want to luxuriate in their serene, analog beauty.

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Buying a magazine online? A few thoughts.

Buying a magazine online? A few thoughts.

When we opened Magalleria in 2015, as strange as it sounds, we didn’t envisage selling magazines online. Back then it was all about having a lovely room full of paper and ink, but within two years we were selling them online. In 2021 we sell half our stock this way and it seems everyone has discovered the convenience of online shopping.

MONK

MONK

MONK is a new magazine exploring the relationship or link between spirituality and creativity. It’s path trodden before, but perhaps not in with this approach. I asked the Founding Editor, Sophie Lévy Burton, where she’s going with MONK.

Positive Futures

Positive Futures

Positive Futures is a magazine that examines people and communities around the world living off-radar or on the margins of society, for various reasons. It would seem perfect subject matter for these times so we asked its creator, Ed Gold, for more details.

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Magalleria

5 Upper Borough Walls, Bath BA1 1RG, UK

Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5.30pm Sunday: Closed

We’d love to see you in our store in the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Magalleria is located in the very heart of the central city. Look for our sign with the large ‘M’.

What people say about our store:

'A little gem’ Independent 

‘Beautifully styled, an array of gorgeous high end and niche magazines’ Daily Telegraph

'Magalleria is further testament to the enduring allure of print. This magazine nirvana has an extraordinary selection of international and leftfield editions, current and back issues, grouped in subjects from fashion and beauty to maps and guides' Condé Nast Traveller

'The first store for independent magazines' Grazia (Fr)

'An informed vision of the print industry' Lampoon Magazine

‘Ultra cool’ Bath Life

'Absolutely wonderful... stockists extraordinaire' Lodestars Anthology

'Magalleria can show you the way to great reading material and the antithesis of clickbait... this store is like a sweet shop for anyone who’s partial to a magazine hoard, or even just an artfully arranged selection of coffee table reads, covering topics like art, fashion, gardening, travel and wellbeing, and selling back issues as well as the latest editions' The Maverick Guide

'A brilliant little emporium selling fine, independent and specialist magazines... This exceptionally cool shop is a treasure trove of the obscure, beautiful and hard-to-get-hold-of' Travel Life

'They stock over 1,500 magazine titles across the globe in the physical store and about 750 titles on the online store. As well as current issues, they also sell an impressive collection of back issues.' Tori West, BRICKS Magazine

'Can a store of magazines make your heart soar?... This store is incredible' If Lost Start Here

‘A fantastic magazine shop’ Alyson Walsh, That’s Not My Age

'Probably the best magazine shop I’ve been in and easily the most well stocked. I’ve never seen so many magazines and I’m sure if you were looking for something obscure, odds are they would have it' Polly Florence

‘A store owned by someone who really knows what they’re talking about... With endless favourite titles and plenty of refreshing new ones, it’s easy to pick up a debut discovery here and I can guarantee you’ll get lost in the stacks and emerge with some treasure.’ What Olivia Did

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