The Victory Club
Tel: 01242 690351
How to find us
From the Montpellier Rotunda at the top of the Promenade, turn right at the roundabout towards Gloucester on the A40, then immediately left into Lypiatt Road. The Victory Club is about 200 metres on the left.
There is limited parking on site but plentiful parking in nearby streets.
Founded in 1983, we normally have 6 speaker meetings each winter
and 2 other meetings
There is always an opportunity to enjoy a drink at the bar, browse through our library books, get your autographs, look at our Journal and autograph book or buy a Society tie.
- Speaker talks for up to an hour
- Short Break for raffle etc
- Questions from Members
- Finish with bread, cheese and pickle
Happy New Year
08 January 2014
Paddy, Ken and John
(can enter on the night)
2013/14 Speakers and Dates
Michael Holding 27 Jun (West Indies Test bowler, Sky TV commentator), Micky Stewart (with Stephen Chalke) 02 Oct (Test batsman, International manager), Angus Fraser 06 Nov (177 Test wickets, Director of Cricket at Middx), Alan Lee 05 Dec (respected local/national sports journalist, author), Annual Quiz 08 Jan (with Paddy, Ken and John), M J K Smith (with Douglas Miller) 05 Feb (England Test Captain, nation's last "Double International"), Charlotte Edwards 05 Mar (England Captain, highest ladies' international run scorer), Jeremy Coney 02 Apr (New Zealand Captain, brilliant raconteur) and David Allen 07 May following the AGM (Glos & England stalwart spinner of the 50s & 60s).
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify Paddy Murphy in advance.
Guest Fee £5
Annual membership subscriptions are:
Adult New £22, Renew £20
Joint New £38, Renew £34
School/student New/Renew £12
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Treasurer or Contact Us
If you think something may be of interest to others then please send details via the 'Contact Us' page.
The Ashes Ė Pick TV (available on Freeview Channel 11, Sky Channel 152 etc) is showing comprehensive highlights (1 hr programme) at 10pm every day following each Test, ODI and T20 match during the Test series. 3 or 4 minute highlights (each day, on the day) of best shots and wickets are also available on the ECB and Cricket Australia websites.
Planning ahead - why not enter a team into Paddy and Kenís Annual (Cricket) Quiz on Wednesday Jan 8th, 7.30pm start? Entry is free and teams (up to 4 people max none of whom need be CCS Members) can be entered on the night. The usual prizes will be there to be won.
Following Andy Collier's talk at our AGM why not visit his Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold? The museum has lots of memorabilia, paintings, letters, scorecards, caps, bats, blazers etc dating from late 1800's, a small tea/coffee lounge and monthly Jazz and Buffet evenings. For more info see www.cotswoldcricketmuseum.co.uk.
Thurs 12th December - Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold - 8.00pm, John Barclay former Sussex CCC and President of MCC will tell many great stories of his career.
Orders are still being taken for a CD recording of our President Tom Graveney OBE in conversation with well known local author Stephen Chalke (£5 each). For further info please see a Committee Member or use the Contact Us link.
Would you like a CCS tie? If so, they are available to purchase at meetings (£6 each). Please see a Committee Member.
Fancy a trip down memory lane? Why not browse through the photographic record of all our Speakers since 1984 which is available at Meetings near Paddy's library table.