Swansea / Abertawe

10 - 11 Aug ‘22
Wednesday 10th August 11am – 7pm
Thursday 11th August 11am – 7pm

Central Library, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA1 3SN

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 Swansea 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 The Screen and Sound Archive, The National Library of Wales 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 Swansea 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 Swansea, ‘What’s The Scoop?’.

For help installing and using our app, visit the AR Installation Guide by clicking here.
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Swansea library is wheelchair accessible. There are both steps and a ramp to the main entrance of the building. There are accessible toilets and a Changing Places toilet situated on the ground floor of the Civic Centre, where the library is located, adjacent to the main reception.

For more detailed accessibility information click here.

If you would like to read our FAQs, please click here.

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