The Galley Club

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A Date with Death | Louise Winter

Tuesday, 2 April 2019; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Louise Winter is writing a book with end-of-life doula Anna Lyons, exploring a more empowered approach to death and dying.  It […]

Feb, 06

Lost and Foundry | Pedro Arilla

Tuesday, 7 May 2019; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Pedro Arilla will talk about the Lost and Foundry project Pedro and how he went about transferring the crumbling, incomplete designs into […]

Feb, 06

Fact or fiction: Why the divide? | Anna Faherty

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Fiction or non-fiction? It’s the first decision we make when we enter a bookshop and it defines many of our reading identities. […]

Feb, 05

Naomi Games: MAXIMUM MEANING, MINIMUM MEANS – the life and work of Abram Games

Tuesday, 6 November 2018. The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Abram Games (1914-96) was one of the 20th century’s most innovative and important graphic designers. He produced some of Britain’s most enduring images, […]

Nov, 06

John Mitchinson – My Life in Books (a tale in 4½ chapters)

Tuesday, 2 October 2018;  The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. This evening, John Mitchinson talked us through the 4½ chapters of his virtual autobiography. Co-Founder & Chief Publishing Officer of Unbound, the groundbreaking [model-breaking] publishing company […]

Sep, 12

Judith & Irene – The Science of Storytelling and the Art of Reading Aloud

Tuesday, 1 May 2018; The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. If you’re sitting comfortably, we’ll begin… Why do we tell stories? Wow! Judith Watts told us why; introducing some of the science and psychology behind […]

May, 01

Publish & Be Damned: A Fleet Street History  

Tuesday 17th April 2018. From St Paul’s to Blackfriars. …………………………………..   Andrea Vail is a qualified City of London Guide, and a member of the City of London Guide Lecturer’s Association. We took a walk down […]

Apr, 17

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