The Galley Club

Events

John Mitchinson – My Life in Books (contains 4 & a half chapters)

Tuesday, 2 October 2018; 6:30pm The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross. Book your place here. This evening, John Mitchinson is going to talk us through the first 4½ chapters of his virtual autobiography. Co-Founder […]

Sep, 12

Members’ Summer Party 2018

On Wednesday, 6th June 2018, we had a lovely time on that terrace AGAIN. Lots of lovely people with their lovely guests on the terrace at Doggett’s Coat & Badge * (Well, it is British Summer Time). […]

May, 04

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

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’ […]

Jan, 21

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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