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.

2020/21 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions (no increase this year) are:
  • Adult: £25.00
    (Renewal by Aug 1st £22.50)
  • Joint: £44.00
    (Renewal by Aug 1st £39.00)
  • Student: £15.00
New Members may join at any time.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown, Treasurer

2020/21 Application Form (pdf)

2020/21 Application Form (Word)

2020-21 Season
- programme subject to Covid-19 Regulation and Member and Speaker preferences

Click here to open Brochure

 

2020/21 Speakers and Dates

07 Oct: Dennis Amiss M.B.E.
- ex Warwickshire and England and a former cricket administrator with both W.C.C.C. and the E.C.B.

04 Nov: Rev. Malcolm Lorimer
- chaplain of Lancashire, publisher of cricket books and a Neville Cardus advocate.

02 Dec: Vic Marks
- ex Somerset and England and a T.M.S. stalwart.

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

13 Jan (Date change): Derek Pringle
- ex Essex and England and a former cricket journalist.

03 Feb: Alan Wilkins
- ex Glamorgan and Gloucestershire but now a global T.V. cricket presenter.

03 Mar: John Barclay with Stephen Chalke
- the ex Sussex captain interviewed by the well known cricket publisher and author.

07 Apr Andy Murtagh
- ex Hampshire and now a successful cricket biographer.

05 May: AGM followed by Mark Rowe
- a cricket historian with a first class degree in history and a cricket author



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

Victory Club Latest: current social distancing rules which prevent the Club from opening for our Meetings will be reviewed early October. More info
Watch County Cricket Live: Gloucestershire home games can be watched online. The first GCCC vs Worcs fixture on Aug 1, played behind closed doors may be viewed for free. Click here to set up an account
2020/21 CCS Season: We have planned a full programme to May next year. The Sept talk with Derek Pringle has been re-arranged for Wednesday Jan 13. Otherwise we hope to deliver as much as possible subject to Covid-19 Regulation and Member and Speaker preference. Chairman's Update, 20 July.
Virtual Cricket Talk Series: Pitch Publishing have kindly invited us to join their free events.
More info
’Outside Edge’ magazine: in these unprecedented and challenging times, the Gloucestershire Exiles wish to share the Spring 2020 issue of their magazine with our Members.
Click here for ‘Outside Edge’ .
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.
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.
Committee meetings: generally held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. Please contact our Secretary Ian Randall if you would like anything to be put on the agenda for discussion.
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.

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