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Arts Alive: On Your Doorstep

Midlands Arts Centre (MAC), Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9QH
Arts Alive: On Your Doorstep

About

Free event, booking required

An enchanting show for older audiences.

On Your Doorstep was inspired and developed as part of a 3 year long Creative Conversations project with older people. Poetry, stories and imagery are interwoven to create a theatrical experience to entertain and delight any aged adult.

Directed by Hannah Prior and performed by John Cobb, this solo show follows some of the life journey of a rural postal worker.

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Ticket TypePrice
AdultFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

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.

You can also reach us via West Midlands Cycle Hire. Our nearest docking stations are at Edgbaston Road, Bristol Rd (opposite Edgbaston Stadium) and at Birmingham Wildlife Park nearby. You can hire a bike from over 50 locations in and around Birmingham City Centre.

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.

Tel: 0121 446 3232

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