The Galley Club

Events

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’ […]

Dec, 10

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

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

Catherine Dixon — Making books Brazilian street-kid style

Tuesday, 2 May 2017 at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross Catherine’s much-anticipated talk on her sabbatical in Brazil was inspiring and educational. Richly-illustrated, this talk evoked all the atmosphere of downtown printing in […]

May, 02

Gordon Kennedy — Fair Intellectual Club: Book to Screen via Radio…& other stories

Monday, 13 March 2017 at The Water Rats.                   The Galley Club was pleased-as-punch to host this special event at The Water Rats. Gordon Kennedy, actor, writer, […]

Mar, 13

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