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Hugh Newman

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Hugh Newman

Hugh Newman is a world explorer, megalithomaniac and author of Earth Grids: The Secret Pattern of Gaia’s Sacred Sites (2008), co-author of Giants On Record: America’s Hidden History, Secrets in the Mounds and the Smithsonian Files with Jim Vieira (2015), and Stone Circles (2017). He is also published in three Ancient Origins ebooks. He has been a regular guest on History Channel’s Ancient Aliens and Search for the Lost Giants and has been on the BBC, Sky TV, Bosnian TV and is currently involved in Road 2 Ruins (US) and Ancient Tomorrow (US) documentary projects. He is a video producer who publishes regular films of his worldwide explorations at He has articles published in Atlantis Rising (US), New Dawn (Australia), Nexus (UK/AUS), Mindscape (UK), Heretic (UK), World Explorers Magazine (US), The Circular (UK), The Leyhunter (UK) and on As well as organising the annual Megalithomania conferences and tours, he co-organises the Origins Conference in London with Andrew Collins and has spoken at events in the UK, Malta, France, Peru, Egypt, Bosnia, Cambodia, Java and North America. He currently lives in Wiltshire, England.

Hugh is co-hosting tours to ancient sites and speaking at several conferences this year. See his full schedule at:

See his articles in the ‘Ancient Origins’ E-books, and:

European Dolmens in Colombia - The Mysterious Ruins of San Augustin - 

Forgotten Stones: Secrets of the Megalithic Quarries: Göbekli Tepe -!bD71Eu

The Forgotten Stones of Baalbek, Lebanon –!bD70YI

The Forgotten Stones of Karahan Tepe, Turkey –!bD73oh

The Forgotten Stones of Aswan Quarry, Egypt – 

Top Ten Giants Discoveries in North America (with Jim Vieira) – 

Megalithic Origins: Göbekli Tepe and Ancient Peru - The Same Architects? –

Geometric Stone Spheres of Scotland: Part 1 – More Than A Projectile - What Possible Purpose 5,000-years Ago? –  


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