The Galley Club

The not-for-profit club for people in publishing

Gulwali Passarlay — My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Gulwali Passarlay was sent away from his home in Afghanistan by his mother at the age of twelve to save his life. […]

Graeme Hawley — The Joy Of Spines

Tuesday, 6 February 2018; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Right in the heart of Edinburgh are 120 miles of underground shelves that store the National Library of Scotland’s collection of 26 […]

Donna Barkess – The Understated Ampersand

Tuesday, 3 April 2018; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. The ampersand is arguably the most expressive and versatile of characters. It is steeped in history. Donna Barkess is going to celebrate […]

Nov, 08

Publish & Be Damned: A Fleet Street History  

This happening will now be scheduled for Spring 2018 ………………………………….. Date to be announced in due course. Andrea Vail is a qualified City of London Guide, and a member of the City of London Guide Lecturer’s […]

Nov, 08

Mark Ovenden — Johnston & Gill: Very British Types

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. This evening, Mark explored the evolution and adoption of the Johnston and Gill typefaces; the subject of his book “Johnston & Gill: Very British […]

Nov, 08

Toby Faber – Digging in the archives

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Toby Faber was Managing Director of Faber & Faber until 2001, since when he has concentrated on his writing and more generally on his […]

Oct, 03

Members’ Party! Doggett’s Coat & Badge

Our spooky run of gorgeous weather continued and we enjoyed another balmy evening well into dusk. Lots of lovely people with their lovely guests on the terrace at Doggett’s Coat & Badge. The scene: evening, friends, […]

Jun, 14

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