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Athena

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Athena

Athena, a multi-discipline events venue, plays host to many of the UK's leading awards ceremonies, gala dinners and conferences.

Originally designed in 1936 by Robert Arthur Bullivant as an Odeon Cinema, the venue represented one of the largest, most extravagant buildings within the region remaining closed throughout much of the 90s.The building has now been restored to its former glory, and as Athena retains its original art deco splendour, along with its reputation for being the leading venue within the region.

As a landmark building situated within the cultural quarter of the city centre, Athena combines original features such as its exceptional acoustic insulation with state of the art technology, to provide an ideal venue for banquets, award ceremonies, conferences, weddings and social events.

Athena offers flexible and uninterrupted views of the purpose-built stage with extensive in-house AV and state of the art table service. Thanks to their award-winning catering from a talented in-house team of chefs and catering staff, Athena has a reputation for fresh, flavoursome menus that regularly win rave reviews from clients and guests.

Providing full turnkey packages, whatever the occasion, Athena’s experienced events venue team will be on hand to deliver unforgettable and extraordinary experiences.

Centrally located within reach of all major road, rail and air networks, Athena boasts a capacity of over 1000 guests, making the facility amongst the largest in the Midlands.

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Athena Events Venue, Queen Street, Leicester, LE1 1QD

Tel: 0116 262 6556

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday09:00 - 17:00

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