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THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE BEACON TRAIL

A free, magical augmented reality story-trail for the platinum jubilee
May 14 - June 5

Details

Start:
May 14
End:
June 5
Time:
Any time
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

The Museum of English Rural Life
The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Reading, Berkshire RG1 5EX United Kingdom
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cartoon characters from the Jubilee trail with speech bubble saying 'Come join us on the trail'

Join us for this historic occasion by taking part in Reading’s free, magical augmented reality story-trail

Located around Reading are seven magical characters on a day trip from Buckingham Palace. Join Sir Barnaby Beacon on the trail as he visits his friends, you’ll be able to see them augmented reality, decide what happens next in the story and even win a free digital fun pack at the end. Not only that, but each of the characters will tell you about a decade in The Queen’s historic seventy-year reign. To learn more go to www.jubileebeacontrail.com

To take part simply:

1. Visit the website to see the Reading trail map

2. Visit each of the characters

3. Scan their unique QR codes with your smartphone, learn more of the story and take a hilarious selfie with the character in AR

4. When you’ve found them all, download your free digital fun pack

At The MERL

Scan the QR code outside The MERL any time, and during opening hours, you can pop in and find the colouring sheets and lots of other family activities around the museum and garden. (Please note that we are closed on Mondays and bank holidays)

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