Perry Park (Birmingham)

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Perry Park
A crowd of people mill about, on litter-strewn grass, with marquees in the background.
The scene at the end of the Birmingham International Carnival, 7 August 2005, looking SE towards the Aldridge Road entrance.
Location Birmingham, England
Coordinates 52°31′49″N 1°54′20″W / 52.53033°N 1.90561°W / 52.53033; -1.90561Coordinates: 52°31′49″N 1°54′20″W / 52.53033°N 1.90561°W / 52.53033; -1.90561
Operated by Birmingham City Council

Perry Park is a park in Perry Barr, Birmingham, England, at grid reference SP065925.

The park houses Alexander Stadium and Perry Reservoir (52°31′55″N 1°54′09″W / 52.5320°N 1.9024°W / 52.5320; -1.9024), a small canal feeder reservoir for the Tame Valley Canal, and is bounded by the canal, the M6 motorway, the A34 and local roads.

It is the venue for the end of the Birmingham International Carnival and in 2004, hosted Radio 1's final One Big Weekend under that name, with performers including Chris Moyles, Natasha Bedingfield, Lostprophets, Joss Stone and Mylo.

It is separate from the similarly named Perry Hall Park, also in Perry Barr.

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