The Galley Club

The not-for-profit club for people in publishing

The Galley Club Members’ [late] Christmas Party

Wednesday, 10 January 2018; 6:30pm onwards at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. YES, it’s that time again, except this year we’ll be staging our party in The Water Rats as it’s our new home […]

Dec, 10 · in Uncategorized

Graeme Hawley — The Joy Of Spines

Tuesday, 6 February 2018; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Juxtaposing the hilarious with the moving, this show received 4-star reviews when performed for a week at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Right […]

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 […]

Dec, 06

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,  evolved from the Latin et, meaning ‘and’. It is steeped in […]

Dec, 06

Gulwali Passarlay — My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Gulwali Passarlay gave us a fascinating insight into the lives of so many refugees who go to enormous lengths to escape from whatever horrendous […]

Dec, 05

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

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