The Galley Club


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

Tuesday, 1 May 2018; 6:30pm at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s 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 […]

Apr, 18

Members’ Summer Party 2018

Lots of lovely people with their lovely guests will take to the terrace at Doggett’s Coat & Badge on 6 June 2018 (British Summer Time). The scene: evening, friends, sunset and dusk in a lovely package with […]

Apr, 18

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

Katie Morris & Sheerin Aswat — Taking Words Further

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 at The Water Rats. Katie and Sheerin discussed the changes and challenges presented by The London Book Fair, previewed the events as part of the associated London Book & Screen Week […]

Dec, 06

Karine Nicpon—How to keep your skills relevant

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 at  The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Karine took to the stage and talked eloquently about changing skillsets within publishing (with a focus on production) and how you can keep […]

Oct, 04

Philip Jones: That Was The Year That Was

Wednesday 4 December 2013. 2013 in retrospect and 2014 contemplated. In a highly apt talk for the last meeting of the year, Philip Jones, editor of The Bookseller, offered an insightful look back over the year […]

Dec, 04


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