• Midland Arts Center

MAC Midlands Arts Center

Midland Arts Center , Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH,

Location

Midland Arts Center
Cannon Hill Park, Queen's Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH

Specialising in contemporary work, we offer a busy programme of theatre, dance, independent cinema, music, spoken word, comedy, exhibitions and special events, as well as a wealth of practical classes in all aspects of creativity, from playing musical instruments to ceramics and jewellery-making. mac is a national leader in developing work with children, families and young people of all backgrounds.

Beyond our touring and self-produced programme, we work extensively to support emerging and mid-career artists. Working both in our state-of-the-art building and out in the community, our mission is to make art an important part of people's lives.

Directions

By car

MAC Birmingham is located in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, opposite the County Cricket Ground on Edgbaston Road, off Pershore Road (A441) and Bristol Road. (A38)

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.
the next set of traffic lights, which takes you into Edgbaston Road, and you will see signs for mac birmingham 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 light into Edgbaston road and you will see the signs for mac approximately 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 for mac birmingham 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 mac on the right approximately 150 metres ahead after the traffic lights.

N.B. We have free car park facilities at mac birmingham

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

By train