The Galley Club

The not-for-profit club for people in publishing

2019 Quiz Night at The Water Rats – the result

Tuesday 5th March 2019 – The Water Rats | 328 Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross | WC1X 8BZ London |   Well, last night was challenging and a lot of fun. Barry Winkleman held court […]

Fact or fiction: Why the divide? | Anna Faherty

Tuesday, 5 February 2019 at The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, King’s Cross. Fiction or non-fiction? It’s the first decision we make when we enter a bookshop and it defines many of our reading identities. […]

Publishing freelancing – tips for success from Abbie Headon

Tuesday, 4 December 2018;  The Water Rats, Gray’s Inn Road, Kings Cross. Publishing freelancing – tips for success from Abbie Headon or Successful freelancing – how to do it (and how not to)… Freelancing is an attractive […]

Dec, 04

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

Tuesday, 6 November 2018. 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 images, […]

Nov, 06

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

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). […]

Jun, 06

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

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