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.

2023/24 Membership Application includes remaining Speaker Programme to 3 May 2023
New Members may join at any time
  • Adult: £29.50 (before 30 June)
  • Adult: £32.50 (after 30 June)
  • Joint: £49.50 (two Members at the same address)
2023/24 Application Form (Word)
2023/24 Application Form (pdf)

For further information please contact our Membership Secretary Roy Taylor

Next Meeting
05 Apr 2023
at 7:30pm


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

CCS Twitter account
Breaking News: we are delighted that David Gower will be our 40th Anniversary Special Guest on Wednesday 02 August - details to follow.
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 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.

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