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Venue & Location

Cirque Du Tattoo Festival Venue & Location Information

The Cirque Du Tattoo Festival venue for its inaugural event will be hosted at the fantastic Banks’s Stadium, home of Walsall Football Club.

Banks’s Stadium (also known as the Bescot Stadium) is an outstanding location, being just a very short drive from 3 major junctions of the M6 with fast access to the M54, M5 and M6 Toll Road. There will also be ample parking spaces available for visitors, as well as an on-site hotel.

How to get to Cirque Du Tattoo

The first Cirque Du Tattoo Festival will be held at the Banks’s Stadium, Walsall, with great access links from road, rail and air. The full address is: Walsall Football Club Limited, The Banks’s Stadium, Bescot Crescent, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 4SA.

By Road

From M6 South

Leave the M6 at Junction 7 and take the A34 towards Walsall (beware though of speed cameras on this stretch of dual carriageway). At the end of the dual carriageway turn left at the Bell Inn public house into Walstead Road (sign posted Bescot Stadium, Bescot Station Park & Ride). Continue straight on this road for two miles, passing another pub called the Tiger on your left. You will come to Bescot Stadium and entrance to the away end on your right.

From M6 North

Leave the M6 at Junction 9 and take the A461 towards Walsall. Bear right on to the A4148 (Wallowes Lane) and turn right at the second set of traffic lights. You will see the ground on your left.

By Train

The nearest train station to Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium is Bescot Stadium Rail Station and is a short 5 minute walk away.

Trains from Walsall Railway Station take approximately three minutes to arrive at the stadium. Remember to allow extra travel time on days when a larger crowd is expected.

By Bus

Local bus service 45 stops outside the stadium in Bescot Crescent.

Services 4, 4H, 4M stop close by on West Bromwich Road and services 11 & 13 stop on Bescot Road.

By Aeroplane

If you are travelling from abroad and need a flight into the UK, the nearest airport is Birmingham International Airport (BHX). You can then take the train, from Birmingham International Rail station to Birmingham New Street. Change here to go to Walsall Rail Station before changing once more to go to Bescot Stadium Rail Station. The venue is then only a short 5 minute walk.

Local Taxi’s

A1 Express Taxis – 01922 622222

A1 Pleck Cars Walsall – 01922 626000

Central Taxis – 01922 505050

Walsall Radio Cars – 01922 500500