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.
Now Reduced
£15 (Adult), £22.50 (Joint)
Apply to
Malcolm Brown,Treasurer
or Contact Us

2016/17 Application Form

Next Meeting

01 March 2017
at 7:30pm

Richard Dawson

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, Worcestershire'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

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.
Membership subscriptions are now reduced for the remainder of the 2016/17 Season to £15 (single) and £27.50 (joint).
The New Club, Cheltenham 23 Feb, 6:30pm start: GCCC Cheltenham and North Cotswold Region AGM with Guest Speakers Will Brown and Richard Dawson. Please contact Marie Journeaux for more info and/or apols.
Everyman Studio Theatre, Cheltenham 03/04 Mar: another opportunity to see 'When the Eye Has Gone' - a new play about the tragic decline of former England and Northamptonshire batsman Colin Milburn - a one man show written by former Kent and Derbyshire all-rounder James Graham-Brown, produced by Live Wire/Roughhouse Theatre in association with the PCA. More info.
Other events:
12 Mar Town Hall, Cheltenham, 'David Gower, Chris Cowdrey and the Holy Bail'.
11 Apr Forum Theatre, Malvern, 'An Evening with Boycott and Aggers'.
20 Apr GCCC AGM at Bristol Pavilion, Nevil Road
18 May GCCC Heritage Trust Bristol Pavilion, Nevil Road, 'An Evening with Sir Tim Rice: His life in Music and Cricket'. More Info.
2016/17 Season: we welcome our new Vice Presidents - Cally Barlow and Stephen Chalke.
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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