A dynamic association of individuals and organisations dedicated to exploring and developing the world of maps.
The BCS is one of the world's leading cartographic societies. We engage in education, research and publishing and host a range of exciting events throughout the year. Our Awards for cartographic excellence are internationally recognized and are presented at our Annual Symposium.
Our membership includes mapping companies, publishers, designers, academics, researchers, map curators, individual cartographers, GIS specialists and anyone who enjoys maps and mapping – Join us today.
December 2020 - lecture on World War II escape maps available to members
October 2020 - Sharing your cartographic knowledge – the new BCS forum.
August 2020 - See the BCS's Introduction to Thematic Mapping, available to download as a video or PowerPoint presentation. This also includes a free high-resolution PDF copy of the Society's 'Cartography - an introduction' booklet.