StoryTrails harnesses the magic of immersive storytelling to bring to life untold stories from the past, through the magic of the 3D internet using augmented and virtual reality to reanimate public spaces in towns and cities across the UK.
Audiences will time-travel via the wonder of new technologies to experience untold local histories where they happened. Town squares, local libraries, streets and cinemas will be transformed into virtual portals through which to explore stories of historical change in 15 locations across the UK in 2022.
How AR will help me dive into history?
Guided by a mobile AR app, travel through a neon portal to begin a journey through different story points along a route within each of our towns.
Explore 15 new “spatial maps” of different towns and cities across the UK. These maps will be produced by curating a selection of amazing audio stories from people in each town and city.
How will VR will help me dive into history?
Immersive yourself into 9 different VR experiences that reinterpret national media archives and reshape storytelling as you know it.
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