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.

2017/18 Membership Application
Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £22
    (Renewal by June 1st £20)
  • Joint: £38
    (Renewal by June 1st £34)
  • Student: £12
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer
or Contact Us

2017/18 Application Form

Next Meeting

13 July 2017
at 7:30pm

Speaker info


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 Alan Butcher
ex Surrey, Glamorgan, Essex and England, ex Surrey and Zimbabwe coach.
13 Jul: Barry Richards
legendary South African Batsman, details to follow.

Members' Guests
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify In Martin Renshaw in advance.
Guest Fee £5

2017/18 Season Calendar
We will send a complimentary A4 size Calendar of our 2017/18 events to Cheltenham & Gloucester Cricket Association Cricket Clubs inviting them to apply for Associate Membership.
The Calendar offers CCS Members (or their friends) the opportunity to advertise their businesses inexpensively and to have an entry on the 'Other Links' page this website.
Please contact CCS Secretary Martin Renshaw if you would like to book a slot, or, if you would be willing to display an A4 size Calendar at your workplace and/or social venue.

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.
We are delighted to announce that Cally Barlow was voted in as our President at the AGM on 03 May following in the footsteps of Peter West and Tom Graveney. We wish her every success.
13 July Extra Meeting : we are delighted to confirm that the legendary South African batsman Barry Richards, will speak to us - details to follow.
Cheltenham Cricket Festival
Mon 03 - Thu 06 July
CC2, Glos vs. Glamorgan
Fri 07 July
T20, Glos vs. Middlesex
Sun 09 - Wed 12 July
CC2, Glos vs. Worcestershire
Thu 13 July
T20, Glos vs.Kent
Sun 16 July
T20, Glos vs. Leics
More Info
GCCC Cheltenham & N Cotswold Region events:
04 Jul 'Coffee & Cookies' from 10:30 with all day use of Marquee,
11 Jul after play 'BBQ + Quiz' in a Marquee.
More info from Marie Journeaux
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.
The Council of Cricket Societies' Calendar Page gives details of other Cricket Society events which you may like to attend.

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