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
2020/21 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions (no increase this year) are:
New Members may join at any time.
- Adult: £25.00
(Renewal by Aug 1st £22.50)
- Joint: £44.00
(Renewal by Aug 1st £39.00)
- Student: £15.00
Malcolm Brown, Treasurer
2020/21 Application Form (pdf)
2020/21 Application Form (Word)
- programme subject to Covid-19 Regulation
and Member and Speaker preferences
Click here to open Brochure
2020/21 Speakers and Dates
02 Sep (Postponed): Derek Pringle
- ex Essex and England and a former cricket journalist.
07 Oct: Dennis Amiss M.B.E.
- ex Warwickshire and England and a former cricket administrator with both W.C.C.C. and the E.C.B.
04 Nov: Rev. Malcolm Lorimer
- chaplain of Lancashire, publisher of cricket books and a Neville Cardus advocate.
02 Dec: Vic Marks
- ex Somerset and England and a T.M.S. stalwart.
06 Jan: Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John.
03 Feb: Alan Wilkins
- ex Glamorgan and Gloucestershire but now a global T.V. cricket presenter.
03 Mar: John Barclay with Stephen Chalke
- the ex Sussex captain interviewed by the well known cricket publisher and author.
07 Apr Andy Murtagh
- ex Hampshire and now a successful cricket biographer.
05 May: AGM
followed by Mark Rowe
- a cricket historian with a first class degree in history and a cricket author
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify
Ian Randall in advance.
Guest Fee £6
2020/21 CCS Season: We have planned a full programme to May next year. The Sept talk has been postponed for the moment but we hope to
deliver as much as possible subject to Covid-19 Regulation and Member and Speaker preference. Letter to Members.
Virtual Cricket Talk Series: Pitch Publishing have kindly invited us to join their free events.|
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
’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.
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.
CCS Umbrellas (£12.50), CCS 'Tom Graveney in Conversation with Stephen Chalke' CDs (£7) and CCS ties (£5) are available for purchase.