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.

2021/22 Membership Application New Members may join at any time

Annual membership subscriptions are:
  • Adult: £27.50
    (Renewal by Sep 30th £25.00)
  • Joint: £49.00
    (Renewal by Sep 30th £44.00)
  • Student: £15.00
Now REDUCED to £15.

Apply to Roy Taylor
Or download a form from a link below
2021/22 Application Form (Word)
2021/22 Application Form (pdf)

2021-22 Season

Next Meeting
02 February 2022
at 7:30pm



2021/22 SPEAKERS and DATES
(Click on Speaker Name
to open Pen Portrait)

06 Oct: Dennis Amiss MBE
- ex Warwickshire and England and a former cricket administrator with both WCCC and the ECB.

03 Nov: Rev. Malcolm Lorimer (about Neville Cardus)
- chaplain of Lancashire, publisher of cricket books and a Neville Cardus advocate.

01 Dec: Vic Marks with
Annie Chave

- ex Somerset and England and a TMS stalwart.

02 Feb: Andy Murtagh
(about Tony Greig)

- ex Hampshire and now a successful cricket biographer.

09 Feb (New Date): Annual Quiz
with Paddy, Ken and John - Teams (4 max, non-Members welcome) can enter on the night

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

06 Apr: Mike Gatting OBE
- ex Middlesex and England batsman, coach, commentator and various MCC positions.

04 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

Annual Quiz: NEW DATE Wednesday 9 Feb. Enter on the night as a team of 4 or as an individual to join others. Non-Members welcome.
New Members are welcome: we still have a few spaces available at the reduced half Season rate of £15 please contact Roy Taylor if you would like to join.
Wisden Publications Christmas Offers: Our Programme Secretary Ken has obtained details of offers for 'The Nightwatchman' and 'The Wisden Cricket Monthly' magazines, and, books for cricket-lovers.
Offers details.
An Evening With:
Sir Geoff Hurst
at the Roses Tewkesbury, Saturday 12 Feb.
More Info.
Aggers and Tuffers at the Malvern Theatres, Wednesday 16 Feb.
More Info.
Pitch Publishing Virtual Cricket Talks: LATEST SERIES of free Author talks now finished. Some recorded talks are available to watch again. More info
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 Monday of the month. Please contact our Secretary Ian Randall if you would like anything to be put on the agenda for discussion.
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.
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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