There are a number of Smartphone Apps covering the main towns (Coventry, Stratford upon Avon) and some of the main attractions (Holy Trinity Church, Shakespeare Houses) in Shakespeare Country, either currently available or scheduled to become available during 2012/3.
Details of these will be listed below as they are announced so save this page as one of your Favourites.
Stratford & West Midlands: As You Like It
By Alison Plummer, travel/ lifestyle journalist, editor and author.
An independent guide to some of the best things to see and do in Shakespeare Country and surrounds, with Insider knowledge from an experienced traveller who knows that just the right mix of style, creature comforts, culture and local produce can make your visit a rewarding experience you'll want to repeat. Full of hidden gems and observations for discerning travellers, the App is also a visual treat, rich in imagery and Alison’s eye for style and detail, making it a pleasure to view to help plan your trip, wherever you are in the world.
Holy Trinity Church - Stratford upon AvonThe parish church of Holy Trinity in Stratford - upon - Avon, England is the church where Shakespeare was baptised and where he is buried. For centuries people have come from around the world to visit the site of his grave. But Holy Trinity has a deeper history and remains a vibrant place of worship and encounter with God. This app is a guide to over 1200 years of history, literature and devotion in this parish church. Discover the distant past and the living present, take your own pilgrimage and discover the hidden treasures of Shakespeare's church.
May 2012 marked the first public launch of the Eye Shakespeare App from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. This version, was a 'Live BETA Test' version and after ironing out a few wrinkles the App is now available to the public on the iTunes App Store. Have a quick look at the Finding Shakespeare blog for a preview of the App before downloading it. The Birthplace Trust are encouraging the public to engage with this early version of the app - testing its accessibility and functionality. There will be frequent upgrades to the app made every month with the public's feedback in mind so get on board and help us to develop the App!iPhone App