During its time of publication The Cauldron’s readers and writers represented a broad spectrum of belief and practice from beginners to experienced practitioners. Many of its contributors were well-known published authors and over the
thirty-nine years of its history have included Andrew Chumbley, Daniel Schulke, Ronald Hutton, Gareth Knight,
Robert Cochrane, Evan John Jones, Rae Beth, Philip Heselton, E.W. Liddell, Melissa Siems, Alistair Clay-Egerton, Caroline Tully, Nigel Pennick, David Rankine, Sorita d’ Este, Julia Phillips, Raven Grimassi, Geraldine Beskin and many other leading witches, magicians and occultists of the modern era.
When in publication The Cauldron was well-respected and widely recognised as the leading magazine in the field of modern and traditional witchcraft and magic, with a wide readership in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe and Australasia. Always interesting, sometimes controversial, it was one of the longest running magazines serving the world-wide magical community and this maturity was reflected in its contents. The last issue of The Cauldron, number 156 - Spring 2015, was published shortly before the death of its editor, Michael Howard.