The Galley Club


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

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

McGonagall Supper – 111th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner of the London McGonagall Club

  William Topaz McGonagall Supper, 28th November 2013, 7 p.m. for 6:30 pm at The George. An historic event of monumental significance in the poetic annals of this island.  As far as we know, an event of  […]

Nov, 28


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