Our company, Nymbol, was granted the remarkable opportunity of turning this dream into a reality. Working together we established what we think is the biggest project of its kind in the UK: a single app, telling Greater Manchester's story of the first world war, using material from organisations across the region.
Read the full article | Posted 7 years, 2 months ago, in The Guardian
Led by Imperial War Museum North, some 26 galleries, libraries, archives and museums including Manchester Art Gallery, Whitworth Art Gallery, National Football Museum, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Greater Manchester Archives and The Lowry came together with an ambitious objective. Together, they conceived the idea of telling Manchester’s story of the First World War, and combining their collections and archives into one cohesive digital resource.
Read the full article | Posted 7 years, 1 month ago, in Create Hub
Discover how a group of cultural organisations across Manchester created a collaborative digital archive, and used it to tell stories about the city’s experiences of the First World War through an app and website.
Read the full article | Posted 7 years, 2 months ago, in CultureHive
Birmingham digital company Nymbol builds app for major First World War heritage project in Manchester
Birmingham company Nymbol has built a mobile app and website for one of the country's biggest First World War digital heritage projects.
Centenary Connections uncovers objects and stories from archives across Greater Manchester relating to the Great War and unites 26 arts and heritage organisations in the region.
The app was devised and created by Jewellery Quarter-based Nymbol, which specialises in making digital archives available to audiences using various platforms such as web, smartphones, tablets and touch technology.
Read the full article | Posted 7 years, 3 months ago, in Birmingham Post