Subscription to the electronic magazine is £40 for a year (pro rata prices available – see below). This should be paid directly to the Magpie account [Abbey account number 40533621; Sort code 09-01-27; Account name “The Magpie”], or by Paypal to Please also alert us by writing to, to ensure we can match your payment to your name. On receipt of payment, you will be issued a username and password to access the web site, and you will start to receive the magazine by e-mail monthly.

Those paying internationally may wish to know our Swift code (ABBYGB2L) and IBAN no: GB11ABBY09012740533621.

If you are unable to set up a direct transfer, cheques can be sent to

The Magpie,
Church Farm,
East Sussex

A year’s subscription entitles you to 12 monthly magazines, plus access to the web site.


Subscribers who don’t have access to a computer with an Internet connection can get the magazine delivered by Royal Mail. This will cost £60 for a year. We don’t recommend this, because a large part of the reason for wanting to move to the electronic version is that the cost involved in printing is rather high.

Subscribing after the start of the year

Magpie subscriptions run from January to December, but you are welcome to subscribe at any time. Part-years are available on a pro rata basis, so subscribing for May-December is 8x£40/12=£26.67.


If you have any questions, please contact