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.

2022/23 Membership Application New Members may join at any time

Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £29.50
  • New Member (if introduced by existing Member): £27.50
  • Joint (two Members at the same address): £49.00
2022/23 Application Form (Word)
2022/23 Application Form (pdf)

For further information please contact our Membership Secretary Roy Taylor

Next Meeting
05 Oct 2022
at 7:30pm
STEVE JAMES


* THIS SEASON *

2022/23 SPEAKERS and DATES
(Click on Speaker Name
to open Pen Portrait)

07 Sep: David Woodhouse
- award winning writer.


05 Oct: Steve James
- Lydney born, Glamorgan and England batter.


02 Nov: Ashley Giles MBE
- Warwickshire and England spinner.


07 Dec: Mark Ramprakash MBE
- Middlesex and England batter.


04 Jan: Annual Quiz

01 Feb: Daryl Mitchell
- long serving Worcestershire all rounder.


01 Mar: GCCC Panel
- key figures at Gloucestershire Cricket.


05 Apr: Mark Peel
- biographer and historian.


03 May: Annie Chave
- broadcaster, writer and champion of County Cricket.



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

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An Evening with Aggers and Tuffers at Cheltenham Town Hall, Tuesday 04 Oct, 7:30pm.
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My Dear Old Things - An evening with Henry Blofeld at the Roses Theatre, Saturday 08 Oct, 7:30pm.
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A Matter of Life And Cricket with Felix White at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, Saturday 15 Oct, 12:30pm.
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GCCC Cotswold and N Wilts Region events in support of GCCC's Regional Community Projects:
1) General Knowledge Quiz in the Cotswold Hall Northleach with QuizMaster Phil James Friday 21 Oct, 7:30 start
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2) Autumn Lunch at the Cirencester Agriculture University with Guest Speakers Roger Knight and Andy Wyatt (ex Red Arrows Pilot), Friday 28 Oct, 12:00 for 12:30. (Booking deadline, Friday 14 Oct)
More info.
Watch County Cricket Live: Gloucestershire games can be watched for free via the GCCC website Match Centre.
Click here to set up an account.
Then here to watch.
Vote of Thanks: would you like to do this at Speaker meetings with the possible opportunity of dining with the Speaker beforehand? If interested please contact Robin Andrews.
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 via our acting Treasurer Chris Coleman.
Extra Special Images
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.
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.
Pitch Publishing Virtual Cricket Talks: some recorded talks are available to watch again. More info

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