About the British Cartographic Society

Founded in 1963, the British Cartographic Society (BCS) is a charity registered in England and Wales (No.240034) that offers a unique forum for exchanging ideas and sharing knowledge on all aspects of maps and mapmaking.

As one of the world’s leading cartographic societies, the Society offers a unique forum for exchanging ideas and sharing knowledge on all aspects of maps and mapmaking.

 

Our publications and events showcase the latest developments in mapping.

Our education programme brings the importance of good cartography to new generations of mapmakers.

 

Our awards recognise excellence in cartographic design and research.