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.

2018/19 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £25
    (Renewal by June 1st £22.50)
  • Joint: £44
    (Renewal by June 1st £39.00)
  • Student: £15
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer
or Contact Us

2018/19 Application Form

Extra Special 35th Anniversary Meeting
Jonathan Agnew MBE
25 July
(Now Fully Booked)

Speaker info


2018/19 Speakers and Dates

05 Sep: Farokh Engineer
- Lancashire and India wicket-keeper batsman.

03 Oct: Paul Smith
- Warwickshire all-rounder.

07 Nov: David Leatherdale
- Worcestershire all-rounder and administrator.

05 Dec: Geoff Cope
- Yorkshire and England spin-bowler.

09 Jan: Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John.

06 Feb: Chris Lewis
- Nottinghamshire and England all-rounder.

06 Mar: Patrick Eagar
- legendary photographer who worked at 325 Test matches.

03 Apr: Scyld Berry
- author and journalist who has covered over 450 England Tests.

01 May: AGM followed by Will Brown
- GCCC Chief Executive.

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

Please 'Contact Us' if you wish to give any feedback about the CCS.

Late Extra

Please 'Contact Us' 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.
Extra Meeting
Jonathan Agnew, Wed 25 July to celebrate our 35th Anniversary. This event is now fully booked - each successful applicant has been given a Unique Reference Number by our Treasurer Malcolm Brown.
CCS Membership Brochure and Programme Card Packs can be collected by Members signed up for the 2018 -19 Season from the Old Pats tent at the Cheltenham Cricket Festival, 16 - 25 July. (Others please remember to renew if you have not done so yet!).
Cheltenham Cricket Festival
i) Fixtures
Mon 16 - Thu 19 July
CC, Glos vs. Sussex
Fri 20 July
T20 Blast, Glos vs. Essex
(5:30 start)

Sun 22 - Wed 25 July
CC, Glos vs. Durham
Thu 26 July
T20 Blast, Western Storm vs. Surrey Stars
(2:30 start)

Fri 27 July
T20 Blast, Glos vs. Glamorgan
(2:30 start)
More Info
ii) Cricket Memorabilia Market Marquee event
Mon 23 Jul, 10:00am to 5:00pm. Contact Ken Burney or ring 07967-119930, for more info or to book a table.
iii) GCCC Cheltenham & N Cotswold Region event
Mon 23 Jul 'Coffee & Cookies' from 10:30, all day use of Marquee. Details and tickets from Mrs Anne Graham 01242-242617
iv) GCCC Cotswold & N Wiltshire Region event
Tue 24 Jul 'BBQ and Quiz' after close of play in a Marquee, £10 per person. Cash payment on the day but for catering purposes please telephone 0117 910 8017 or visit Club Office at the ground. More info.
Name change: íThe Council of Cricket Societiesí to which we are affiliated is now íThe Cricket Societiesí Associationí. Its Calendar Page gives details of other Cricket Society events which you may like to attend.
Generally Committee meetings are 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.
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.
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.
Would you like to propose the Vote of Thanks at Speaker meetings with the opportunity of dining with the Speaker beforehand? If interested please contact Robin Andrews.

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