Exhibition: 150 Years of The People’s Friend

Discover some of the secrets of 150 years of storytelling in 'The People's Friend' magazine and delight in artwork, poetry and surprises!

Exhibition: 150 Years of The People’s Friend

About Exhibition: 150 Years of The People’s Friend

Come and explore Scotland and beyond through an exhibition of original cover artwork by the prolific J Campbell Kerr.

Discover some of the secrets of 150 years of storytelling in “The People’s Friend” magazine and delight in artwork, poetry and surprises!

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