The Galley Club

The not-for-profit club for people in publishing

The Galley Club Members’ Christmas Party

Wednesday, 10 January 2018;  at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. This year, our party was held at the iconic Water Rats venue…and we were very happy indeed to host ‘Big Alan Craig and Loon’ […]

Graeme Hawley — The Joy Of Spines

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

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

Judith & Irene – The science of storytelling and the art of reading aloud

Tuesday, 1 May 2018; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. If you’re sitting comfortably, we’ll begin… Why do we tell stories? Judith Watts introduces some of the science and psychology behind why we […]

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

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