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
Annual membership subscriptions are:
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
- Adult: £22
(Renewal by June 1st £20)
- Joint: £38
(Renewal by June 1st £34)
or Contact Us
03 September 2014
2014/15 Speakers and Dates
16 Jul: Mike Procter - South African international and Gloucestershire hero. (Extra meeting).
03 Sep: Andy Murtagh - Hampshire Player, Author shortlisted for The Cricket Society and M.C.C. Book of the Year Award 2013.
01 Oct: John Lever - Essex/England left arm bowler.
05 Nov: Vic Marks - Somerset/England all-rounder, TMS contributor.
03 Dec: Richard Blakey - Yorkshire/England wicket-keeper.
07 Jan: Annual Quiz
- with Paddy, Ken and John.
04 Feb: Derek Brewer - Chief Exec Nottinghamshire CCC to 2012, then M.C.C. Sec/Chief Exec at Lord's.
04 Mar: Matthew Engel - Author, Journalist, ex Wisden Editor.
01 Apr: David Frith - Author and Cricket Editor, 3-time winner of The Cricket Society Book of the Year Award.
06 May: Tim Jones
(following the AGM) - Worcestershire CCC Historian.
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
If you think something may be of interest to others then please send details via the 'Contact Us' link.
David Allen RIP, due to speak to us after our AGM on 7th May, passed away on Sat 24th May. He was one of Gloucestershire's most prominent post war cricketers and played for England 39 times. We extend our sympathy to his family.
AGM approved 2014/15 Membership Subscription now £22 (Single) and £38(Joint). First Meeting: 03 September, Andy Murtagh, author of recent biography of our President Tom Graveney
'Touched by Greatness: The story of Tom Graveney, England’s Much Loved Cricketer' .
Andy Collier's Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold, featured recently in the BBC 1 ‘Antiques Roadshow’ 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. Monthly Cricket talks will resume in October.
Orders are still being taken for a CD recording of our President Tom Graveney OBE in conversation with well known local author Stephen Chalke (£6 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.