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How to get to Páirc Festival 2023

We’re so excited to be getting closer and closer to Páirc 2023, the UK’s biggest Irish festival taking place in Birmingham!

We have a huge line-up already announced, including massive headliners Van Morrison, The Waterboys and Nathan Carter – click here to see who else will be taking to the stage this August Bank Holiday weekend at the New Irish Centre in Kings Heath.

If you’ve already got your tickets, we’re looking forward to seeing you at our huge celebration of Birmingham Irish culture and music. And if you want to join the party, secure your tickets here – it’s set to be a sell-out!

We know you’ll be planning ahead on how to get here, so here’s how you can reach Páirc Festival. We recommend using public transport, as parking will be limited.

By car

There will be 100 spaces available at The Billesley Pub (Brook Lane, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B13 0AB). This will be £5 per space, first come first served. 

You can also park at Moseley Rugby Club (Billesley Common, Yardley Wood Road, Birmingham, B13 0PT), where there will be 600 spaces available.

The Páirc Festival drop-off point is at Swanshurst School (B13 0TW).

By bus

Depending on your starting location, there are many bus routes close to the festival site, including:

Birmingham City Centre – the number 2 bus towards Maypole from Moor Street Queensway will get you to Billesley Common, from which there will be a 13 minute walk. 

Alternatively you can get the number 3 bus towards Yardley Wood from Moor Street Queensway, and walk 14 minutes from Mayford Grove.

Solihull – the number 76 bus towards Northfield from Solihull Station Interchange will take you to Ardencote Road, where it will be a 6 minute walk.

Birmingham Airport – get the X12 bus towards Solihull, then change at Solihull Interchange for the 76 bus.

By train

Yardley Wood is the closest station in proximity to the festival site but will require approximately a 30 minute walk.

If you have any more questions on how to find us at Páirc Festival, please contact You can also find out more information in our FAQs here.