The Victory Club
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.
Founded in 1983, we normally have 6 speaker meetings each winter
and 2 other meetings
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.
- Speaker talks for up to an hour
- Short Break for raffle etc
- Questions from Members
- Finish with bread, cheese and pickle
Have a Great Summer
02 Oct 2013
Pen Portrait to follow
2013/14 Speakers and Dates
Micky Stewart (with Stephen Chalke) 02 Oct (Test batsman, International manager), Angus Fraser 06 Nov (177 Test wickets, Director of Cricket at Middx), Alan Lee 04 Dec (respected local/national sports journalist, author), Annual Quiz 08 Jan (with Paddy, Ken and John), M J K Smith (with Douglas Miller) 05 Feb (England Test Captain, nation's last "Double International"), Charlotte Edwards 05 Mar (England Captain, highest ladies' international run scorer), Jeremy Coney 02 Apr (New Zealand Captain, brilliant raconteur) and David Allen 07 May following the AGM (Glos & England stalwart spinner of the 50s & 60s).
It may be possible for Members to bring guests to meetings but to avoid disappointment they must notify Paddy Murphy in advance.
Guest Fee £5
Annual membership subscriptions are:
Adult New £20, Renew £18
Joint New £34, Renew £30
School/student New/Renew £10
Limited new membership will be available from June 1st each year.
Treasurer or Contact Us
If you think something may be of interest to others then please send details via the 'Contact Us' page.
Our 2013/14 Season's Speaker Programme is now available - see Next Meeting section alongside.
Following Andy Colliers talk at our AGM why not visit his Cotswold Cricket Museum in Stow-on-the-Wold? The museum has lots of memorabilia, paintings, letters, scorecards, caps, bats, blazers etc dating from late 1800s plus a small tea/coffee lounge. For more info see www.cotswoldcricketmuseum.co.uk.
The Cheltenham Cricket Festival at the Cheltenham College ground: 10th-13th July GLOS vs. KENT (4day), 14th July GLOS vs. WARKS (T20), 16th July GLOS vs. NORTHANTS (T20), 17th.20th July GLOS vs. WORCS (4 day), 21st July GLOS vs. GLAM (T20). 4day matches start at 11.00am. T20 matches start at 2.30pm. For further info please visit www.gloscricket.co.uk. Details of 'Coffee and Danish' and 'Jeeves Centenary Brunch' events (10.00am on 11th July and 9.15am on 17th July respectively) to follow.
Orders are still being taken for a CD recording of our President Tom Graveney OBE in conversation with well known local author Stephen Chalke (£5 each). For further info please see a Committee Member use the Contact Us link.
Would you like a CCS tie? If so, they are available to purchase at meetings (£6 each). Please see a Committee Member.
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.