Thanks for joining the adventure, you will explore the past while wandering around Hexham Old Gaol.
It was Monday the 9th March in 1761 when Hexham Market Square was the site of a massacre.
Katarate Tails from the Jails (🥋🐈⬛) invites you to experience the Riot of 1761 from different perspectives.
Play on your phone and make your own choices. Follow a person who was there, with an IMAGINED BACK STORY but a TRUE NAME and IMPACT from the day.
How to Play
Read the information on the page, then, you make a choice to decide what you wish to find out next. GoTo to the [room] indicated by your choice, find the next stage in your story and tap or scan your phone on the sticker to find out what happened next.
Visit the Gaol Room chosen by your story’s next action
[NFC users] Tap your phone on the tag with the choice you made
[QR Code users] Activate camera to QR Code with the choice you made
Read about what happened that Monday 260 years ago
Make your choice of what you would like to know next
GoTo 1 and REPEAT
Using NFC on your phone
How to use NFC tags on an Android phone [and check phone has NFC]
[Android] Open Settings> Connected devices>Connection preferences
If your phone has NFC and Android Beam - switch them both on
Bring phone close to NFC tag until vibrates
Sometimes you need to open an NFC App for the first time
How to use NFC on an iPhone [iPhone 7 and above on iOS14]