The Victory Club
Burlington House
Lypiatt Road
GL50 2SY
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.

About us
Founded in 1983, we normally have 6 speaker meetings each winter
  • Speaker talks for up to an hour
  • Short Break for raffle etc
  • Questions from Members
  • Finish with bread, cheese and pickle
and 2 other meetings
  • Annual Quiz evening
  • AGM
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.

2019/20 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £25.00
    (Renewal by June 1st £22.50)
  • Joint: £44.00
    (Renewal by June 1st £39.00)
  • Student: £15.00
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer

2019/20 Application Form

Next Meeting

05 February 2020
at 7:30pm
- England and Warwickshire batsman, captain and coach.
Speaker info


2019/20 Speakers and Dates
04 Sep: Pat Murphy
- sports writer, journalist and broadcaster
02 Oct: Fred Rumsey
- England seam bowler and founder of the PCA
06 Nov: Devon Malcolm
- England fast bowler
04 Dec: Bill Athey
- England and Gloucestershire batsman and coach
08 Jan: Annual Quiz
- with Paddy, Ken and John
05 Feb: Jim Troughton
- England and Warwickshire batsman, captain and coach
04 Mar: John Holder
- Hampshire seam bowler and international umpire
01 Apr: Chris Broad
- England batsman and ICC match referee
06 May: AGM + Simon Wilde
- Sunday Times cricket correspondent and author

Members' Guests
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify Martin Renshaw in advance.
Guest Fee £6

Late Extra

Feedback: please speak with a Committee Member if you have any thoughts about the CCS or if you wish to advise us of things that may be of interest to CCS Members.
CCS Secretary: our Secretary, Martin Renshaw, has indicated that he wishes to step down due to commitments with his other activities. We are very grateful for Martin’s diligence and wisdom in committee and now look for a new Secretary with Martin happy to assist during the handover. If interested in helping the Society in this way please contact any Member of the Committee for further details.
2019/20 Membership Subs reduced: there are still a few places available for the remainder of the Season if you know anyone who would like to join - £18 (Adult), £30 (Joint), £10 (Student).
2019/20 Application Form
Congratulations to our Annual Quiz winners: Barbara Chamberlain, John Grimsley, Brian Hudson, and Gordon Ripley.
Vote of Thanks: would you like to do this at Speaker meetings with the possible opportunity of dining with the Speaker beforehand? If interested please contact Robin Andrews.
Worcestershire Cricket Society: Phil De Freitas, Tue 11 Feb, 7:30pm start, Graeme Hick Pavillion. Non-Members are welcome (£5). Please contact CCS Member Mike Hitchings (07979 464715) if you would like to attend.
GCCC Cheltenham and N Cotswolds Region AGM: Tue 25 Feb, 6:30pm, The New Club, Cheltenham with a Guest from GCCC. If unable to attend this open meeting, apologies may be given to Marie on 07859 886877.
Cheltenham Cricket Festival dates: Mon 29 June - Thu 9 July. More Info
Committee meetings: generally held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please contact our Secretary Martin Renshaw if you would like anything to be put on the agenda for discussion.
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.
Extra Specials: CCS Umbrellas (£12.50), CCS 'Tom Graveney in Conversation with Stephen Chalke' CDs (£7) and CCS ties (£5) are available for purchase. More Info.

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