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.

2020/21 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions (no increase this year) are:
  • Adult: £25.00
    (Renewal by July 1st £22.50)
  • Joint: £44.00
    (Renewal by July 1st £39.00)
  • Student: £15.00
Limited new membership will be available from July 1st.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown, Treasurer

2020/21 Application Form (pdf)

2020/21 Application Form (Word)

Speaker meetings between now and the end of the Season have been cancelled


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 (Cancelled)
- England batsman and ICC match referee
06 May: AGM + Simon Wilde (AGM delayed until Sep meeting)
- 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

Virtual Cricket Talk Series: Pitch Publishing have kindly invited us to join their free events.
More info
Society Update, 20 May: Message from our Chairman Chris.
Cheltenham Cricket Festival: sadly, but understandably, due to the unprecedented times we are living in there will be no Festival this year.
GCCC Statement Update
2020/21 CCS SEASON: We are planning and hoping that the Society to be back up and running by our September meeting with a full programme through to May next year and we hope to welcome you back then. Message from our Treasurer and Membership Secretary, Malcolm.
’Outside Edge’ magazine: in these unprecedented and challenging times, the Gloucestershire Exiles wish to share the Spring 2020 issue of their magazine with our Members.
Click here for ‘Outside Edge’ .
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.
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.
GCCC Museum & Learning Centre (MLC), Bristol: please contact a Committee Member if you would like to help man the MLC at lunchtimes on matchdays. 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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