For over 44 years The Royal Yacht Britannia served the Royal Family, travelling more than a million nautical miles to become one of the most famous ships in the world. ATS Heritage were appointed to record and produce the new audio tour in a staggering 34 languages, there really is something for everyone! As well as the large number of language versions the tour has been developed in Audio Described, BSL, ASL and brail formats. Explore the ships fascinating history, from state visits to honeymoons and the people that worked onboard – look out for the flying wombat!
The Household Cavalry Museum is a living museum in the heart of the Horse Guards, Whitehall, London. The museum offers visitors a rare glimpse into the day to day workings of the stables and to see the regiment in action with hourly sentry changes and morning guard changes. There is so much to see and do for everyone. ATS will be developing and delivering a multimedia guide including interviews, bringing the history and workings of the museum to life.
Canterbury Cathedral is a church of local, national and global significance. Since it was established in AD 597, the Cathedral’s main purpose has been public prayer and worship, open to all. In November 2016 Canterbury Cathedral began the second phase of an HLF funded landmark project (The Canterbury Journey) to preserve and reinterpret the Cathedral and radically transform its accessibility for new audiences. ATS were appointed to create an engaging and accessible MediaGuide experience suitable for families, adults, and those with special access requirements. Adult tours will be available in English, French, German, Japanese and BSL, and there will also be an Audio-Described tour available for blind and partially sighted visitors. The tours feature behind the scenes interviews with many of the people that work at the Cathedral, and the family tour features Gregory the Gargoyle who flies around the building to show young visitors the amazing stories of the Cathedral’s past and present.
ATS has been appointed to upgrade the current visitor experience at Duckett’s Grove, in line with the Ireland Ancient East’s brand proposition developed by Fáilte Ireland. This project includes the planning, design and production of a multilingual audio tour, signage and storytelling panels, and a video showcasing the site. The end result will connect all the physical areas of the site as well as communicating their story and creating a unique visitor experience.
Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. The Palace offers visitors the opportunity to explore the birthplace of Queen Victoria as well as what has been the home to young royals spanning over 300 years. ATS have been asked to create new content for audio tours for the principal visitor routes through the Palace.
National Gallery Ireland is home to the most impressive permanent collection of artworks in Europe. Visitors can view the collection featuring famous artists such as Picasso, Monet and Titian. ATS will be creating an audio tour in various languages, including over 100 stops!
One of the 31 constituent Colleges that make up the University of Cambridge, King’s College was founded by King Henry VI in 1441. Visitors from across the world are invited to explore the extensive college grounds as well as the breath taking famous Chapel. ATS have been engaged to create and deliver a multimedia guide with interviews in multiple languages for their international audience.
Historic Royal Palaces appointed ATS to produce a new audio tour of Henry VIII’s State apartments at Hampton Court. Available in eleven languages, the ATS team are working closely with the HCP team to record interviews with curators and experts to provide a personal tour of the apartments for visitors.