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
2016/17 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
- Adult: £22
(Renewal by June 1st £20)
- Joint: £38
(Renewal by June 1st £34)
- Student: £12
£15 (Adult), £22.50 (Joint)
or Contact Us
2016/17 Application Form
01 February 2017
2016/17 Speakers and Dates
07 Sep: John Emburey
ex-Middlesex and England.
05 Oct: Geoff Miller OBE
ex Derbyshire and England.
02 Nov: Roger Knight OBE
ex Gloucestershire CEO,ex MCC CEO, current MCC President.
07 Dec: Simon Lister
author of "Fire in Babylon" about West Indies under Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards.
04 Jan: Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John.
01 Feb: Steve Kirby
ex Gloucestershire, MCC head coach since April 2016.
01 Mar: Richard Dawson
current Gloucestershire head coach.
05 Apr: Neil Burns
ex Essex and Somerset wicket keeper.
03 May: AGM followed by Tim Jones
recent biographer of Don Kenyon, Worcestershire's highest run-maker and first Captain to lift the County Championship.
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify
Martin Renshaw in advance.
Guest Fee £5
Please 'Contact Us' if you wish to give any feedback about the CCS.
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.
Many congratulations to our quiz winners - Barbara, the two Johns, Bill and Brian. Thank you to our quizmasters and the other teams who took part.
Beginning Boxing Day, live cricket on 'Free-to-air TV'. Channel 5 and BT Showcase (their free channel) will show some Big Bash League matches.
Membership subscriptions are now reduced for the remainder of the 2016/17 Season to £15 (single) and £27.50 (joint).
Everyman Studio Theatre, Cheltenham 03/04 Mar: another opportunity to see 'When the Eye Has Gone' - a new play
about the tragic decline of former England and Northamptonshire batsman Colin Milburn - a one man show written by former Kent and
Derbyshire all-rounder James Graham-Brown, produced by Live Wire/Roughhouse Theatre in association with the PCA.
12 Mar Town Hall, Cheltenham, 'David Gower, Chris Cowdrey and the Holy Bail'
11 Apr, Forum Theatre, Malvern, 'An Evening with Boycott and Aggers'.
2016/17 Season: we welcome our new Vice Presidents - Cally Barlow and Stephen Chalke.
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.
CCS Umbrellas (£12.50), CCS 'Tom Graveney in Conversation with Stephen Chalke' CDs (£7) and CCS ties (£5) are available for purchase.
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.
The Council of Cricket Societies'
Calendar Page gives details of other Cricket Society events which you may like to attend.