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Immerse yourself in lost stories from our past, brought to life with 21st-century technology in streets, squares and libraries around the UK.

A journey through time and space. A deep dive into our collective history. A radical and magic new way to experience our towns and cities.

StoryTrails will be created by YOU!

50 emerging creatives will be selected to produce one of the world’s largest immersive storytelling projects.

StoryFutures Academy has teamed up with the BFI, broadcaster and historian David Olusoga, the BBC, Uplands Television, and leading immersive specialists ISO Design and Nexus Studios to make StoryTrails. It will be made in colalboration with Niantic, makers of Pokémon Go and will be brought to life in our national libraries by The Reading Agency and place-makers Produce UK.

We’re transforming the streets, squares, cinemas and libraries of 15 UK towns and cities into gateways to our past. Through these gateways, you can explore some of the extraordinary hidden histories that changed where we live and who we are.

Immerse yourself

In lost stories from our past, brought to life with 21st-century technology in streets, squares and libraries around the UK.

StoryTrails is a unique opportunity to put powerful, innovative and exciting new storytelling tools into the hands of the next generation of UK creative talent.

Told by You

The StoryTrails team is recruiting a network of 50 emerging creatives.

These creatives will drive this project forward. They will work closely with individuals and communities to unearth the hidden histories of each city and town in our chosen locations. StoryTrails is a unique opportunity to find, train and develop some of the UK’s most exciting creative talent.

If you have 3 years+ creative industries experience, are passionate about the future of storytelling and want to work with the StoryTrails team you can find out more about this amazing PAID opportunity HERE