How to Find Us
All events at Capital Theatre Festival 2012 will take place at mac birmingham, Cannon Hill Park, B12 9QH
mac is located in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, opposite the County Cricket Ground on Edgbaston Road, off Pershore Road (A441) and Bristol Road. (A38).
mac is easily accessible using all the major city road routes and is served by a number of buses from Birmingham City Centre including 1, 35, 45, 47, 62 and 63.
You can find us by walking through Edgbaston Mill or driving along Queen’s Ride, where there’s a large free car park (owned by Birmingham City Council) and bicycle stands.
Travelling by Car
M5: From junction 4 of the M5 motorway, take the A38 towards the centre of Birmingham. Approximately one mile past Birmingham University (on Bristol Road) turn right into Priory Road. Cross the next set of traffic lights, which takes you into Edgbaston Road, and you will see signs for mac approximately 150 metres ahead.
M6: Take junction 6 off the M6 motorway and the A38M (Aston Expressway) all the way through Birmingham City Centre. This will take you through the Queensway Tunnel and along Bristol Street, with Bristol Street Motors on the left hand side. Carry on straight through the traffic lights until the next set and turn left into Priory Road. Go through the next set of traffic lights into Edgbaston Road and you will see the signs for macapproximately 150 metres ahead.
M40/M42: At the junction of the M42 take the right hand lanes marked M5 (South and West), Birmingham (S&W). Leave the M42 at junction 3 and take the A435, Birmingham South. Stay on the A435 through two shopping centres on Alcester Road South. After passing through the second shopping centre (Kings Heath) take the first exit at the traffic lights, following B4217, Edgbaston, Ladywood. Follow the road and go straight over at the small traffic island and carry on until you approach another traffic island, take the first exit. You will see the entrance formac approximately 150 metres on the left.
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 macon the right approximately 150 metres ahead after the traffic lights.
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Travelling by Bus
No 1: From Five Ways, Egbaston, Moseley and Acocks Green. The no 1 stops right outside mac on Edgbaston Road.
No 35: From City Centre, Balsall Heath, Moseley and Kings Heath. The no 35 stops just around the corner from mac on Willows Road.
No 45/No 47: From City Centre (Corporation Street, Stephenson Street, Smallbrook Queensway), Selly Park, Stirchley, Cotteridge and Kings Norton. The buses stop on Pershore Road, five minutes walk from mac.
No 62/No 63: From City Centre (Corporation Street, Suffolk Street 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.
Cycling to mac
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.