Crop Circle Field Report 2001 Highlights
By Ed Sherwood
Planned many months in
advance, the Crop Circle field trip of 2001
During the summer of 2000 I had put considerably emphasis on conducting ‘Psychic Photography’ experiments at a variety of locations where leylines cross, including several notable Crop Circle sites located in Wiltshire. In July 2001, with enough funds for only two weeks of field research and seeing not a single Crop Circle formation in England, at the time of traveling, that convinced me it was not manmade, I decided to focus predominantly on holding Leyline Activation Earth Healing Meditations at ancient sacred sites, and discrete ‘UFO night watches’, documented on video camera.
Four nights after arriving in Wiltshire, using a clairvoyant sensing ability I have had since early childhood to locate the ‘presence', and potentiality of ‘UFO’ activity in a given landscape and/or area of sky, I succeeded in filming an ‘atmospheric plasma’ or ‘earth light’ at close range, followed by an ‘interactive’ sighting with an unidentified aerial craft for approximately nine minutes, from one of three night watching sites I had chosen prior to leaving the US.
While solo and group Earth Healing meditations, and UFO night watches were the main focus of my trip, the most important meditation, held on the night of July 22nd, would also be a Crop Circle ‘Co-creation’ experiment. This had been planned many months in advance to see if the energy of focused consciousness would stimulate in 2001 an interactive ‘response’ from the primary ‘Source’ of non-manmade Crop Circle creation, and perhaps in part, ‘psycho-kinetically’ create a new formation. Fortunately, this experiment was independently and privately witnessed and filmed by three US documentary film makers, during the event. Three days later, what appears to have been a direct response to the experiment, in keeping with many non-manmade Crop Circle ‘Signs’ that have appeared ‘psycho-interactively’ in the past, to Kris and I, and other researchers, a unique and amazing Crop Circle formation was discovered in a wheat field near Cambridge.
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Ed Sherwood/Millennium Research
I, Ed Sherwood left Santa Monica to conduct a series of ancient sacred site meditations, Psychic Photography experiments, and discreet UFO night watches in and around the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire England, arriving early evening on July 19th.
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A Crop Circle Talk & Slide Presentation
I gave a talk and slide presentation entitled:
approximately fifty people the presentation was filmed by Larry Newnam, Kirk
Kirkland and Thomas Sorlie, who had traveled from the US to continue
interviewing ‘Crop Circle’ researchers for a feature length documentary about
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Mysterious Sounds Recorded at a Forgotten Long Barrow
While conducting a
Leyline Activation Earth Healing Meditation,
Later attempts to duplicate the anomalous sound effect away from the site, while not engaged in a specific meditation, proved unsuccessful, but eliminated mechanical sounds generated by the recording equipment.
This was the first
ancient sacred site meditation and sound recording experiment I held during
the UK Crop Circle research trip of 2001.
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Crop Circle Hoaxing Heard
During A Night Watch
minutes after I began my first discreet (solo) UFO night watch, near the peak
of Overton Hill, an unidentified group of Crop Circle hoaxers
arrived within twenty feet of my location and from what I heard behind me
immediately began to hurriedly make
Shortly afterwards a
series of ‘messy’ looking crop circles
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A Crop Circle Sign ‘Offered’ to the Sun
Planned many weeks in
advance, the opening act of the most important Leyline Activation Earth
Healing Meditation, that I held at an ancient sacred
site in Wiltshire in 2001, took place on top of the West Kennett Long Barrow,
and began with a spiritual ‘offering’
and filmed by Larry Newnam, Kirk Kirkland, and Thomas Sorlie, I
held up a ‘medicine bag’ to the
sun, to declare the intended Earth Healing purpose
Inside the medicine
bag were three ‘rocks’, representing three people (Kris, her daughter Lori
Matthews, and close friend Ron Jagger) in the U.S., who would be participating
with me in the meditation, synchronized to begin at 9pm (UK time), immediately
In addition to signifying the primary healing theme of the meditation the medicine bag also represented to Kris (Sherwood) and I a potent symbol of ‘marriage’. It was a wedding anniversary gift that I had made for Kris at a sacred site in 1999. Decorated with two different Crop Circle formations, one on the front, and one on the back, it also symbolized our marriage to the Crop Circle phenomenon as two dedicated researchers, as well as a view we have presented publicly for many years; that most non-manmade Crop Circle formations (including many pictograms) are the creative manifestation of a ‘marriage’ between positive psycho-spiritual forces, and physical forces, of the Cosmos and Earth. Reflected in the crop fields since the early 1980s, this marriage has also been prophesized and metaphorized in ‘The Book of Revelation’.
‘And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.’
(The Book of Revelation, King James Version: Chapter 21, Verse 2)
The two formations
displayed on the medicine bag had appeared approximately a mile west of
‘Round-way’ hill, near the village
of Roundway, in Wiltshire England, upon the same spot in a wheat field in 1994
and 1997. The first formation, had brought Kris and I together as researchers
and a couple in 1995, while the second had contained pictographic elements,
known only to ourselves at the time,
(for indepth information and images visit Kris’ article at:
I held the medicine
bag up to the sun, with the 1994 Roundway Crop Circle symbol
facing the sun, to acknowledge the
primary ‘Source’ of the non-manmade Crop Circle phenomenon, while requesting
continued Crop Circle ‘signs’ and affirmations of the
Three days later, a Crop Circle sign and possible ‘response’ to the West Kennett Long Barrow meditation was discovered near the ‘Gog Magog’ (Revelation: Chapter 20, Verse 8) Hills in Cambridgeshire England. Looking almost identical to the Crop Circle symbol offered to the sun, and even closer to what it had actually represented, it also included 75 straight radiating lines or symbolic ‘sun rays’ in its design!
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A Journey Into the ‘Underworld’
After completing the
offering and synchronized group meditation,
Born in the Year of the Serpent (1965) it was also the night of my birth-day. Actualizing an ancient ‘ceremonial’ meditation deep within the barrow, intended to stimulate psycho-kinetically a healing effect upon the ‘Chi’ of the land, it was my last act at the sacred site before beginning a series of ‘walking meditations’, involving the ‘Great Avebury Stone Serpent’ effigy in the 'Year of the Serpent in 2001'.
It was also an experiment to see if a series of creative meditations held at important sacred sites, at meaningful times and dates, would ‘Co-create’ a ‘response’ from the intelligent ‘Source’ of non-manmade Crop Circle formations.
It was a pregnant night.
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‘Balls of Light’
Photographed at the ‘Avenue’
After leaving the West
Kennett Long Barrow I walked to the Avebury Stone
Circle via Waden Hill and the ‘Stone Avenue’. Pausing between the first two
megalithic stones, forming a symbolic ‘entrance’ half a mile south-east of
Avebury, and sensing
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A Requested ‘Plasma’ Filmed Above Huish Hill
Forty minutes after
beginning my first night watch from behind Gopher Wood, situated close to the
village of Huish in the Vale of Pewsey, I witnessed and filmed what I think
suddenly above Huish Hill, directly in front of me,
A few minutes before
initiating the night watch I had requested
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A Filmed ‘Interactive’
Unidentified Aerial Craft Sighting
At around 10:15pm, from behind Gopher Wood, I observed and filmed for approximately nine minutes, a different unidentified aerial object maneuvering around an illuminated communications mast, about 8 1/2 miles away, near the village of Ogbourne St George.
After observing the object for approximately seven minutes, it seemed to ‘interact’ with me by ‘responding’ to a spoken request I made. About 35 seconds after I asked the unidentified craft to position itself just above the communications mast, “as if you’re one of the radio mast lights”, it moved towards the mast, then passed over it and suddenly increased in brightness considerably, looking very much like one of the mast lights. Two and a half minutes later, after the unidentified object returned to the same position that I made the request it did it again even more dramatically, almost tripling in size!
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Video Still © 2001 Ed Sherwood/Millennium Research
‘A Night of War Games’
Arriving at the site of
my fourth night watch, a few miles
Later on, instead of a
quiet night of watching the skies for UFO activity, a solo night watch, camped
near an ancient sacred site at Everleigh Ashes,
was turned into a night
Early the following morning the woods of Everleigh Ashes erupted to the sound of machine gun fire as squads of paratroopers battled each other for apparent possession of the woods. Leaving the area as quickly as possible, I moved to an alternative night watching site about a mile and a quarter away, and prepared for another evening of sky watching.
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Photo © 2001 Steve Alexander
A Crop Circle ‘Sign’ at a Place Called ‘Gog Magog’
A Crop Circle
formation containing six circle elements; five within one circle,
Incorporating the same basic design elements of the Crop Circle symbol ‘offered to the sun’ three days earlier, and more closely what it had represented, the Gog Magog formation was also a loud affirmation of the symbolic connection between certain Crop Circle ‘Signs’ and prophetic information contained in the book of ‘Revelation’.
‘And when the thousand
years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
And they went up on
the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the
beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven,
The Book of Revelation, King James Version: Chapter 20, Verse 7-9
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A Meditation at the ‘Giants Grave’ Long Barrow
Due to the ‘war games’ held inside the woods of ‘Everleigh Ashes’ I conducted the last in a series of three long barrow Leyline Activation Earth Healing Meditations at the Giants Grave Long Barrow, above Pewsey, followed by a three hour solo night watch.
has been a very auspicious date for UFO sightings
However, similar to what seemed to be the case with the Crop Circle phenomenon of 2001, reflecting the Year of the Serpent 'Sleeping in Winter', the night of July 26th/morning of the 27th was noteworthy not so much for UFO events that did happen, in or around the Vale of Pewsey, but what didn’t unfold.
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A Second Night Watch at Gopher Wood
My second night watch
from behind Gopher Wood was
occurred at the very moment we reached the night watching spot
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Completing the Great Avebury Stone ‘Serpent’
The last two Leyline Activation Earth Healing Meditations,
The first walking
meditation was around the Avebury stone circle
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The Last ‘Night Watch’ from Gopher Wood
I witnessed and filmed another unidentified aerial object for several minutes with Trevor Searby during the fourth and last night watch from behind Gopher Wood.
Observed maneuvering near the White Field Hill communication mast through binoculars Trevor described the unidentified object as having "a green light running around it… I’m seeing a red light and an orange light, and there’s a green light that’s running… jumping around… in fact the green light’s turned into a yellow light now. It’s like a ‘stroboscope’."
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Daytime ‘Ball of Light’ Filmed at Buried Ancient Sacred Site
At about 8:55pm I
filmed a small (‘golf ball’ sized) ball of light
Not visible at the
time, the luminosity was recorded
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August 2nd, 2001
I returned to Santa
Monica to begin chronicling the witnessed,
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