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.

2016/17 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

2016/17 Application Form

Next Meeting

05 October 2016
at 7:30pm

Geoff Miller OBE

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 Tim Jones
recent biographer of Don Kenyon, Warwickshire’s highest run-maker and first Captain to lift the County Championship.

Members' Guests
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

2016/17 Season Calendar
We intend to send a complimentary A4 size Calendar of our 2016/17 events to Cheltenham & Gloucester Cricket Association Cricket Clubs with an invitation to apply for Associate Membership of the Cheltenham Cricket Society. An annual fee of £25 will entitle Associate Clubs to send 2 members to each of our Speaker evenings subject to prior confirmation from the CCS Secretary that space is available.
The Calendar will have eight 7cm x 5cm portrait and one 10cm x 6 cm landscape slots to advertise Members’ (or their friends) 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.
15 Oct: Jonathan Trott and Adrian Chiles at the Cheltenham Literature Festival. More info about this and other events.
02 Nov GCCC Brightside Ground or 04 Nov WCCC New Road: 'When the Eye Has Gone' - a new play about Colin Milburn (ex England, Northants), written by James Graham-Brown (ex Kent, Derbys), produced by Live Wire/Roughhouse Theatre in association with the Professional Cricketers’ Association. More info.
Events in aid of Gloucestershire CCC Youth Development programme.
04 Nov Cotswolds and North Wiltshire Region’s Autumn Lunch with Guest Speaker Alex Gidman at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester. E-mail Bill Griffin for further information.
18 November Bristol Region’s Sportsman's Lunch with Guest Speaker Mike Watkinson (Ex England, Lancashire captain and now coach) at the Brightside Ground, Bristol. More info from 07969 294736.
2016/17 Season: we welcome our new Vice Presidents - Cally Barlow and Stephen Chalke. Membership Card / Brochure packs will be available for collection at the first Speaker meeting. Uncollected packs will be sent to Members.
Membership Renewals and New: subscriptions (Adult £22, Joint £38, Student £12) may be made by cheque or electronic transfer. If paying by electronic transfer please advise Malcolm Brown of your bank reference to identify payment on the CCS bank statement and of any changes in your details (by e-mail will do). 2016/17 Application Form for new Members.
The Council of Cricket Societies' Calendar Page gives details of other Cricket Society events.
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.
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.
Eight Gloucestershire County Cricketers had lost their lives in the Great War by the time of WG Grace’s death on 23 Oct 1915; ten more were to follow. The booklet 'In Memoriam - Gloucestershire Cricketers killed in the Great War' contains pen portraits of these men. For details please contact CCS Member Roger Gibbons.
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.

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