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
Annual membership subscriptions are:
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
- Adult: New £22, Renew £20
- Joint: New £38, Renew £34
- Student: New/Renew £12
Apply toTreasurer or Contact Us
02 April 2014
Jeremy Coney MBE
2013/14 Speakers and Dates
27 Jun: Michael Holding - West Indies Test bowler, Sky TV commentator.
02 Oct: Micky Stewart (with Stephen Chalke) - Test batsman, International manager.
06 Nov: Angus Fraser - 177 Test wickets, Director of Cricket at Middx.
05 Dec: Alan Lee - respected local/national sports journalist, author.
08 Jan: Annual Quiz - with Paddy, Ken and John.
05 Feb: M J K Smith (with Douglas Miller) - England Test Captain, nation's last "Double International".
05 Mar: Charlotte Edwards - England Captain, highest ladies' international run scorer.
02 Apr: Jeremy Coney - New Zealand Captain, brilliant raconteur.
07 May: David Allen following the AGM - Glos & England stalwart spinner of the 50s & 60s.
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
If you think something may be of interest to others then please send details via the 'Contact Us' link.
Andrew Murtagh’s biography
'Touched by Greatness: The story of Tom Graveney, England’s Much Loved Cricketer' of our President Tom Graveney is available from 20th February.
Following Andy Collier's talk at our AGM why not visit his Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold, featured recently in the BBC 1 ‘Antiques Roadshow’. The museum 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.
Next Speaker Evening - Tim Jones - Worcestershire historian - Thursday 3rd April.
For more info see www.cotswoldcricketmuseum.co.uk.
Orders are still being taken for a CD recording of our President Tom Graveney OBE in conversation with well known local author Stephen Chalke (£5 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.