Founded in 1980 by Jeff Saward, and published annually, the journal acts as a forum for historical and theoretical research, the publication of archive material and as a monitor of current developments with the field. Each edition contains illustrated papers, notes, news and views on the latest discoveries, theories and ideas from researchers and enthusiasts worldwide, exchanging information to help create a clearer picture of the origins and distribution of the enigmatic labyrinth symbol and its descendants, from the earliest rock carvings and artefacts through to modern puzzle mazes of ever increasing complexity and ingenuity.
Current subscribers to Caerdroia include maze and labyrinth enthusiasts and researchers, archaeologists and historians, artists and authors, designers and owners. The scope of the journal continues to expand and depends on reader contributions of papers, articles, photographs and press clippings -
As a non-
Published April 2019, our latest edition Caerdroia 48 is now available by mail order directly from Labyrinthos.
Publication due May 2020, our 40th anniversary edition, Caerdroia 49 is available by subscription.
Forthcoming editions of Caerdroia are always available by subscription. The annual subscription fee provides the next edition of Caerdroia and helps support the process of producing the journal, maintaining our archives and the on-
To purchase the Current Edition and/or subscribe to the Forthcoming Edition please go to our online ordering page.
Out of print editions
A number of frequently requested articles from out of print editions are now posted in the Caerdroia Archive section.
The Caerdroia Index, available on this website, contains a complete catalogue of nearly all items published in Caerdroia since 1981. If you are looking for a copy of a specific article published in an out of print edition, especially for research purposes, we may be able to create a simple PDF scan for you on request, but reserve the right to make a small charge to cover the time involved if necessary.
We are also have downloadable high resolution PDF’s of complete editions of Caerdroia (with colour illustrations in many of the more recent editions), and currently have Caerdroia 40 through to Caerdroia 48 available in this format. Unfortunately, due to the vagaries of current UK digital publication taxation, we can only offer these on request -
Submissions to future editions
Contributions of papers, short articles and general notes, etc., are always very welcome for future editions of the journal, check our submissions page for guidelines.
Contact the Editor
Finally, if you still have questions, contact the editor of Caerdroia.
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