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.

Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £22
    (Renewal by June 1st £20)
  • Joint: £38
    (Renewal by June 1st £34)
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer
or Contact Us

Application Form

Extra Meeting

16 July 2014
at 7.30pm
Mike Procter
Speaker info

 

2014/15 Speakers and Dates

03 Sep: Andy Murtagh - Hampshire Player, Author shortlisted for The Cricket Society and M.C.C. Book of the Year Award 2013.
01 Oct: John Lever - Essex/England left arm bowler.
05 Nov: Vic Marks - Somerset/England all-rounder, TMS contributor.
03 Dec: Richard Blakey - Yorkshire/England wicket-keeper.
07 Jan: Annual Quiz
- with Paddy, Ken and John.

04 Feb: Derek Brewer - Chief Exec Nottinghamshire CCC to 2012, then M.C.C. Sec/Chief Exec at Lord's.
04 Mar: Matthew Engel - Author, Journalist, ex Wisden Editor.
01 Apr: David Frith - Author and Cricket Editor, 3-time winner of The Cricket Society Book of the Year Award.
06 May: Tim Jones (following the AGM) - Worcestershire CCC Historian.

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

Late Extra

If you think something may be of interest to others then please send details via the 'Contact Us' link.
We are delighted that Mike Procter has agreed to talk to us at the Victory Club, 7.30pm, 16th July. Initially open to paid up 2014-15 Members only, arrangements will be similar to those for Michael Holding last summer.
David Allen RIP, due to speak to us after our AGM on 7th May, passed away on Sat 24th May. He was one of Gloucestershire's most prominent post war cricketers and played for England 39 times. We extend our sympathy to his family. More Info.
AGM approved 2014/15 Membership Subscription now £22 (Single) and £38(Joint). First Meeting: 03 September, Andy Murtagh, author of recent biography of our President Tom Graveney 'Touched by Greatness: The story of Tom Graveney, England’s Much Loved Cricketer' . More Info.
Cheltenham Cricket Festival Matches Mon 14th - Thu 17th July Glos vs. Derbys, Fri 18th July T20 Glos vs. Surrey, Sun 20th July T20 Glos vs. Essex, Mon 21st July - Thu 24th July Glos vs. Worcs, Sun 27th July July 50 over Glos vs. Northants. More info.
and Fund-raising events 15th July Coffee and Danish morning, More info. 16th July
Exiles Lunch, More info. 23rd July Post match Barbeque, More info. 27th July Life Members’ Lunch, More info.
Andy Collier's Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold, featured recently in the BBC 1 ‘Antiques Roadshow’ has lots of memorabilia, paintings, letters, scorecards, caps, bats, blazers etc dating from late 1800's, a small tea/coffee lounge and monthly Jazz and Buffet evenings. Monthly Cricket talks will resume in October. More Info.
Orders are still being taken for a CD recording of our President Tom Graveney OBE in conversation with well known local author Stephen Chalke (£6 each). For further info please see a Committee Member or use the 'Contact Us' link.
Would you like a CCS tie? If so, they are available to purchase at meetings (£6 each). Please see a Committee Member.
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.

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