Planning your Travel

In 2022, Bring The Paint spans such a vast area that there are 2 information points! The Mill towards the north of the city in Frog Island, and The SoundHouse in St. George's Cultural Quarter. Below we are providing directions to each site.

By Train

The SoundHouse is a 7 minute walk from Leicester Train Station.

The Mill is a 27 minute walk from Leicester Train Station.

By Car

You can reach The SoundHouse on the A594. There is some on street parking available.

You can reach The Mill on the A50.

There are a number of car parks in Leicester City Centre within walking distance:

  • NCP Welford Road

  • NCP St. Nicolas Circle

  • NCP Rutland Street

  • Upper Brown Street

  • Highcross John Lewis, Vaughn Way

By Bus

For The Mill - bus numbers 12, 14, 14A, 26, 27, 29, 29A, and 162 stop at Slater Street, outside the entrance to The Mill.

For The SoundHouse - There are several bus stops on Charles Street, which is a 5 minute walk away:

  • Stand CF - 47, 47A, 83, 84, 85, X6

  • Stand CG - 49, 86, 87, X84

  • Stand EA - 16, 17, 22, 22A, 22B, 54, 54A, 81

Please check arrivabus.co.uk, centrebus.info and firstgroup.com for up to date timetables.

By Bike

The nearest national cycle path is bike route 6 which emerges on Braunstone Gate, roughly 1 mile from The SoundHouse and 1.5 miles from The Mill.

Nearest Hotels

If you're planning to stay for the weekend - or even the whole week! - we've compiled a list of local Leicester City hotels to help you make your decision.

Visit their websites for booking details.