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Getting Here

Midlands Arts Centre - MAC, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH

Sales & Information Desk: 0121 446 3232

We are not always notified of other events in the park or neighbourhood which may increase congestion but below are the dates of events coming up which may impact. We try to inform our customers of these days, but cannot be responsible for late arrival to our ticketed activities. 

Throughout the year there are a number of events in Cannon Hill Park, at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, and locally that may impact on the Queen's Ride car park. Please check before you travel.


Cricket - Tue 13 July 2021

On Tue 13 July we are expecting the local area to be much busier, including Queens Ride Car Park, due to a match at Edgbaston Cricket Ground from 1pm - 9pm. There will be road closures in place from 11.30am, and after the match. Please allow extra time when travelling to MAC.


MAC is open 9am–9pm throughout the week, and is located in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham – opposite Edgbaston County Cricket Ground on Edgbaston Road (off A441 Pershore Road and A38 Bristol Road).

When visiting MAC, we encourage you to use public transport, cycling and walking wherever possible. See below for further details.

By bicycle

MAC is in the middle of National Cycle Route 5 and is readily accessible by bike from Birmingham City Centre and further afield. We have two bike racks located at both entrances to the building. We also have another bike rack at the rear of the terrace facing Cannon Hill Park.


By bus

1: From Five Ways, Edgbaston, Moseley and Acocks Green. The no 1 stops right outside MAC on Edgbaston Road.

35: From City Centre, Balsall Heath, Moseley and Kings Heath. The no 35 stops just around the corner from MAC on Willows Road.

45/47: From City Centre (Carrs Lane), Selly Park, Stirchley, Cotteridge and Kings Norton. The buses stop on Pershore Road, five minutes walk from MAC.

x61/63: From City Centre (Carrs Lane and Smallbrook Queensway), Rubery, Rednal, Gannow, Northfield and Selly Oak. All three buses stop ten minutes walk from MAC on the Bristol Road, near the Priory Road/Bristol Road traffic lights.

Check NX West Midlands for more information.


By car

Birmingham is accessible by the M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways. Please follow the signs for MAC throughout the city - we are located opposite Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

City Centre: From Birmingham City Centre, take the A441 to Redditch. Approximately 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham, turn left into Edgbaston Road. You will see the entrance for MAC on the right approximately 150 metres ahead after the traffic lights.

Car parking

Birmingham City Council manages the Queen's Ride car park next to MAC, Pershore Road car park next to the Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park (BWCP), and the smaller Russell Road car park.

Please see the Council's website for information on car park pricing here.

Please note: Charges do not apply to Blue Badge holders.

Car park closing times: Edgbaston Rd (next to MAC) and Russell Road entrance closes at 11.30pm daily. Pershore Road entrance next to BWCP closes at 6pm daily.

Please direct any enquiries regarding car parking to: parking@birmingham.gov.uk