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.

2017/18 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £22
    (Renewal by June 1st £20)
  • Joint: £38
    (Renewal by June 1st £34)
  • Student: £12
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
* Now Reduced *
£15 (Adult), £27 (Joint), £8 (Student)
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer
or Contact Us

2017/18 Application Form

Next Meeting

04 April 2018
at 7:30pm

Mick Newell

Speaker info


2017/18 Speakers and Dates

06 Sep: Phil DeFreitas
- ex-Derbys, Lancs, Leics and England. Now a coach.

04 Oct: David Frith
- cricket writer, author, editor and avid memorabilia collector.

01 Nov: Pat Murphy
- longstanding BBC cricket + football journalist. Ghost author of many sports books.

06 Dec: David Steele
- all rounder, ex Beds, Derbys, Leics, Northants, England.

03 Jan: Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John.

07 Feb: Alan Fordham
- ex Northants. Now Cricket Operations Manager, responsible for the fixture list!

07 Mar: Derek Randall
- ex Notts and England, good batsman, outstanding fielder. 2 epic innings vs Australia.

04 Apr: Mick Newell
- ex Notts player, current Director of Cricket. England Selector since 2014.

02 May: AGMfollowed by Tim Jones
- avid Worcs fan, chairman of WCCC Heritage Group, formed in 2002.

Members' Guests
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify In Martin Renshaw in advance.
Guest Fee £5

Please 'Contact Us' if you wish to give any feedback about the CCS.

Late Extra

Please 'Contact Us' 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.
Membership Subs now reduced for the remainder of the 2107/18 Season to £10 (Adult), £17.50 (Joint), £5 (Student). More info from Malcolm Brown, Treasurer.
Tuesday 8 May Matt Rawnsley is Worcestershire Cricket Society's Speaker - 7:30pm, Graeme Hick Pavillion. Non-Members are welcome (£3). Please contact CCS Member Mike Hitchings 07979 464715 if you would like to attend.
Generally Committee meetings are 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.
We are delighted to announce that Cally Barlow was voted in as our President at the AGM on 03 May following in the footsteps of Peter West and Tom Graveney. We wish her every success.
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.
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.
Would you like to propose the Vote of Thanks at Speaker meetings with the opportunity of dining with the Speaker beforehand? If interested please contact Robin Andrews.
The Council of Cricket Societies' Calendar Page gives details of other Cricket Society events which you may like to attend.

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