22 - 23 Jul ‘22
Friday 22nd July 10am – 5pm
Saturday 23rd July 10am – 5pm

City Library, 9 Aldermanbury Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1SD

You will explore stories across virtual and augmented reality and via a series of installations, bringing the physical and the digital together and breathing new life into your surroundings. Guided by a mobile AR app, you will be led at your own pace to different story points along a route with a choice of story trails to follow. Outside Bradford library, you will enter a virtual story portal to begin your StoryTrails experience.

Using a mix of stunning augmented reality experiences that remix the BFI, BBC, and Yorkshire & North East Film archive, you will experience history where it actually happened, revitalising the streets upon which they stand with new voices and untold stories of the past. Inside the library you will be immersed and fly through a unique virtual map of Bradford made up of 3D models, and audio stories captured on location. You will also have the opportunity to explore further stories via bespoke virtual reality experiences on headsets.

Download our App

To install our app, click below:

Apple iOS (iPhone)
Google Play Store (Android)

Once the app is installed, follow the guide to download the AR trail for Bradford, ‘The Godfather of Film’.

For help installing and using our app, visit the AR Installation Guide by clicking here.


Bradford library has step free access to the main entrance, with an automatic door. The experiences are all on the first floor, which you can reach using the stairs, or a small lift.  The accessible toilet is on the first floor.

For more detailed accessibility information click here.
If you would like to read our FAQs, please click here.

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