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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

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

Tuesday, 6 November 2018; 6:30pm 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 […]

Sep, 11

R.I.P. Rodney Austin Burbeck

We are hugely saddened to report that our ex-Chairman, Rodney Burbeck, has died after a long period of illness.  Rodney had been suffering with Parkinson’s Disease for some years. His health deteriorated after a heart […]

Aug, 30

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 Members’ Quiz Night – slightly challenging and febrile 2018

The Water Rats | 328 Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross | WC1X 8BZ London | Tuesday 6th March…..RESULTS are in and the Booking office now CLOSED for another year.

Mar, 06

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