Helen Wood

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. Helen introduces key characters from Ordnance Survey history, grapples with a selection of rambling gadgets and shares out the Kendal Mint Cake.

O.S. fanatics, O.S. curious and O.S sceptics are all welcome at the O.S. Map Fan Club.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe sell-out show in 2017 & 2018.

Best Original Act at Swindon Fringe 2018

‘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

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

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

‘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


The Sitting Room - Blue Boar: 28th June 2019 - 7.00PM to 8.00PM
The Sitting Room - Blue Boar
52 Mill Street


Comedy Theatre