|This is a list of some of the magazines and periodicals which are available through the Book Council’s Distribution Centre. A full list, and details of the latest editions, can be viewed by clicking the Index by Category button on the left hand menu, and then scrolling down to the Magazines and Periodicals heading.|
Contact Details of the Magazines can be found by visiting the Welsh Book Trade Information site.
Natur Cymru / The Nature of Wales
A quarterly bilingual magazine dedicated to the environment and wildlife in Wales. It's aimed at anyone with an interest in nature but is focused on Wales and features articles mainly by people who live and work in Wales. Includes a noticeboard with announcements about upcoming environmental events.
New Welsh Reader (Review)
A quarterly magazine featuring literary criticism, fiction, poetry and book reviews, details about the theatre, performance, film and art. It casts a challenging, exuberant eye over the literary scene in Wales.
The North American Welsh newspaper, incorpoating Y Drych (Y Drych Americanaidd, established in 1851). Published monthly, it includes news about the Welsh and others with a connection with Wales, who live in North America.
Planet is a quarterly cultural and political magazine that looks at Wales from an international perspective, and at the world from the standpoint of Wales. It publishes high-quality writing, artwork and photography by established and emerging figures, and covers the arts, literature, current events, politics, social justice, minority language and culture, the environment - and more.
A national magazine of new poetry, in the English language. As well as the poems, it also includes articles relating to poetry, and reviews of poems and poetry.
Wales Arts Review
The first adventure of The Valley, The City, The Village project was the Welsh trip to India, reflected within the pages of this Wales Arts Review commemorative special. This volume records the journey of Sophie McKeand, Natalie Ann Holborow, Siôn Tomos Owen, and Gary Raymond from north to south India (New Delhi to Kolkata), in particular the creative journeys of the the writers from Wales
The Welsh Agenda
Published twice a year and is one of Wales' leading current affairs magazines.
Your countryside magazine for all those that live in or love Wales in glossy full colour. With an eclectic mix of articles including wildlife, walking, food, view from Wales, historical articles, gardening and books written by specialists in their field. Published every two months.
The independent voice of Welsh soccer. Published every month, it includes the latest news, fixtures and results.
The Welsh Journal of Education / Cylchgrawn Addysg Cymru
Published twice yearly by the University of Wales Press. It contains articles dealing with different fields of education and training, as well as review articles and reviews of publications, particularly of those which relate to education in Wales.
A current affairs magazine published every month. It includes interesting articles relating to politics, language, culture, art and sport. It also includes an appendix featuring the theatre.
A quarterly magazine produced by Cymdeithas Cerdd Dafod (Welsh strict metre poetry). Every issue includes many articles concerning bards and poetry, reviews and columns by experienced poets, as well as many poems not previously published. Attention is also given to young and new poets, and poems that came close to winning in many eisteddfod competitions.
An Urdd Gobaith Cymru magazine aimed at primary school Welsh learners, suitable for children in Key Stage 1 and 2. Produced monthly, it contains cartoons, stories, puzzles and letters.
A monthly magazine full of life and colour aimed at Welsh speaking children. Created by Urdd Gobaith Cymru, it incorporates Cymru’r Plant, the popular periodical for children founded in the 1920s. Includes articles, stories, competitions and many more activities to interest children.
A magazine published every season for Christians and those wishing to learn about the Christian faith in Wales and beyond. It includes news, articles, reviews and devotional material.
Y Cylchgrawn Efengylaidd
A quarterly magazine produced by the Evangelical Movement of Wales, which deals with many aspects of Christianity in Wales. It includes news, articles, reviews and a childrens’ section, all aiming promote the Christian faith and to bear witness to acts of faith.
Cymdeithas Bob Owen’s quarterly magazine, which deals with collecting all sorts of material associated with the Welsh life, especially Welsh literature and cultural material.
A monthly National Welsh Paper.
Cymru a’r Môr / Maritime Wales
An annual journal comprising diverse and interesting articles dealing with various aspects of maritime history and the life of seamen in Wales from earliest times until the present.
Journal of Undeb Cymru a’r Byd (Wales International). It includes articles, columns, letters, reviews and obituaries of the Welsh and others with a connection with Wales, who live in all corners of the world. A bilingual magazine which includes many pictures.
Y Faner Newydd
An independent Welsh magazine that offers a different view of matters relating to Wales and the world. It was founded to be a medium to voice an independent opinion on topics such as broadcasting, literature, history, art, science and current affairs.
Fferm a Thyddyn
A magazine published twice a year by Cymdeithas Hanes Amaethyddiaeth Cymru (Wales’s agricultural history society). It includes articles, columns, reminiscences and letters relating to agriculture and countryside customs in Wales.
Gair y Dydd
Daily devotional reading published four times a year (three months at a time). Published by the Bible readings committee on behalf of the Presbyterian Church of Wales, the Roman Catholic Church, the Methodist Church, the Church in Wales, Union of the Welsh Independents and the Baptist Union of Wales.
A bimonthly magazine by the Welsh Wesleyan Methodists. It includes news from Methodist chapels across Wales, articles, meditations and devotions, and a letters column.
A monthly magazine by Urdd Gobaith Cymru aimed at Welsh learners, containing information, pictures, interviews, cartoons and activities for children. Suitable for second-language Welsh pupils in Key Stage 3 and 4.
A bimonthly easy Welsh magazine for learners. Includes short articles, interviews and stories, colour coded to indicate the difficulty of the vocabulary. With full colour pictures.
An annual publication which appears every summer during the National Eisteddfod. It includes many stories and cartoons satirizing Welsh celebrities.
A magazine about country life in Wales. Includes articles and stories about life and customs of the past, folklore and reminiscences of life in rural Wales. With an appropriate selection of black-and-white photographs.
A quarterly comic aimed at boys and girls between 7-13 years old. It includes puzzles and jokes, but the emphasis is on the new stories that will make you laugh, in the company of Gwil Garw, Llio, Bloden and Gari Pêl!
O'r Pedwar Gwynt
A new periodical about books from Wales and beyond comprising critical and creative work - articles, reviews, stories and poems. It will question and challenge, and is aimed at all who are interested in opinions, in books and in our complex, indescribable world. Appearing three times a year, additional material may be viewed weekly on the website www.pedwargwynt.cymru.
Wales’s oldest magazine; founded in 1845 to provide a service to religion, theology, philosophy and literature. Its main aim today is to offer discussions on a vast range of topics relating to ‘culture’, in the widest sense.
A magazine published by Merched y Wawr (the Welsh women's movement) which appears every season. It includes interesting articles, stories, news, reviews and quizzes.
Wcw a’i Ffrindiau
A monthly magazine full of life and colour aimed at young Welsh children. It includes stories with pictures, cartoons, pictures to be coloured, and quizzes.