Venue

The Victory Club
Burlington House
Lypiatt Road
Cheltenham
GL50 2SY
Tel: 01242 690351

Map

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 Aug 1st £22.50)
  • Joint: £44.00
    (Renewal by Aug 1st £39.00)
  • Student: £15.00
New Members may join at any time.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown, Treasurer

2020/21 Application Form (pdf)

2020/21 Application Form (Word)

Next (Zoom) Meeting
27 January 2021
at 7:30pm
STEPHEN CHALKE

2020-21 Season
- programme subject to Covid-19 Regulation and Member and Speaker preferences

Click here to open updated Brochure

2020/21 Speakers and Dates

07 Oct: Will Brown
- CEO, GCCC.
(This is an EXTRA trial Zoom Meeting)

04 Nov: Rev. Malcolm Lorimer
- chaplain of Lancashire, publisher of cricket books and a Neville Cardus advocate.
(POSTPONED until Spring 2021, date TBA)

02 Dec: Vic Marks
- ex Somerset and England and a T.M.S. stalwart.
(POSTPONED, date TBA)

06 Jan: Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John.
(POSTPONED, date TBA)

13 Jan: Derek Pringle
- ex Essex and England and a former cricket journalist.
(POSTPONED, date TBA)

27 Jan: Stephen Chalke
- CCS VP, cricket publisher and author.
(This is an EXTRA Zoom Meeting)

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.

31 Mar: 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.
(DATE CHANGE from Oct)

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


Members' Guests
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

Late Extra

CCS Zoom Meeting: Wednesday Jan 27, 7:30pm start with Stephen Chalke, CCS VP, Publisher and Author. Log on details to follow.
David ‘Taff’Powell RIP: Taff was a very active CCS Committee Member for almost 20 years and familiar welcoming doorman of the Old Pat’s tent at many Cheltenham Cricket festivals.
Paddy and Malcolm’s tribute.
Old Pat’s tribute.
2020/21 CCS Season: We hope to deliver as much as possible - early Season Meetings and the Quiz have been postponed - re-arranged dates TBA.
Chairman's Update, Dec 23.
Victory Club update.
2020 AGM Vote result: All Resolutions accepted and congratulations to our new Secretary, Ian Randall, who has already done so much for us whilst Acting Secretary.
Pitch Publishing Cricket Talks: free Friday evening talks Jan 8 - Mar 19 with authors to include backlist and new books due out in spring 2021.
More info and Programme.
Weekly Virtual Cricket Club with Simon Hughes and Simon Mann: live interviews for a small fee, Thursday evenings, from Oct 22, with proceeds to the Professional Cricketers Association Trust to aid players who have fallen on hard times or who are ill.
More info
Register/Join here
The Gloucestershire Exiles: during these difficult times they wish to share the Spring 2020 issue of their magazine with us.
‘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.
Committee meetings: generally held on the 3rd Monday of the month. Please contact our Secretary Ian Randall if you would like anything to be put on the agenda for discussion.
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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