The O.S. Map Fan Club

Helen Wood


60 mins

The Baptist Hall

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The O.S. Map Fan Club

Join Ordnance Survey enthusiast, Helen Wood, for a humorous exploration of the much-loved, fold-out, paper map. Take a fascinating, laughter-filled, virtual ramble with sheet no. 168, Explorer map, and celebrate the simple beauty of Britain’s inspiring national treasure. O.S. fanatics, O.S. curious and O.S sceptics are all welcome at the O.S. Map Fan Club.

Awarded the Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out show laurel in 2017.

Awarded Best Original Act at Swindon Fringe Festival.

‘This play has everything – nostalgia, laughs, dread, and sexual politics. Endearing, sincere, wholesome and zany. Comic genius.’
★★★★★ Everything Theatre

‘Warm-and-fuzzy show... along the way there's plenty of good humour, and Wood quickly builds up an enviable rapport with her audience.’
★★★★ Fringe Guru

‘Quirky and warm.’
★★★★ Remotegoat

‘Warm and engaging ... fun and touching.’
★★★★ West End Wilma

‘Joyful, friendly show steeped in ‘Great British Bake Off’ values.’
Three Weeks

‘If you like walking, this is a great way to spend an hour.’

‘A celebration of spatial awareness and all of us who love it.’
The Scotsman

‘Helen delivers a wonderfully scripted, beautifully researched performance. She enthrals the whole audience with her passion for maps and shared personal experiences.’
Jim Goldsmith, O.S. Cartography Manager