Athena Leicester Conferencing and Banqueting
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Welcome to Athena

The Midland's most unique venue is set in the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter and hosts a range of diverse shows, concerts and events every year.

Whether it’s a concert, comedy act, theatre show, dance production or event a sporting event you are looking for, Athena is perfectly located in the heart of Leicester's Cultural Quarter.

Over the years, Athena has played host to some of the UK's biggest acts whilst remembering its roots in providing a venue for diverse community arts shows. One of Leicester's oldest and most flexible venues, Athena's inspiring art deco architecture and state-of-the art technology provide the perfect backdrop to any production.

Experienced staff will work with you to ensure that all your requirements are met and you can be assured of a professional, slick operation ensuring your event will be a success.

  • Concerts

    Extensive sound, lighting and AV is included as standard in our room hire with flexible seating for 1000+ guests.

  • Shows

    With a completely flexible venue and unique architecture, Athena is the perfect venue for a dazzling show

  • Sporting Events

    Soak up the atmosphere and adrenaline at a unique venue in the sporting capital of England

    Sporting Events
  • Exhibitions & Festivals

    With over 1500 sq.m of space and a city centre location. We can provide a unique space for your exhibition or festival.

    Exhibitions & Festivals
  • Conferences

    With state-of-the-art facilities and capacity for small or large events, Athena is Leicester's foremost conference venue.

  • Dinners

    Our Award-winning venue is perfect for your awards, balls, proms, celebrations or gala dinners.

  • Balls & Proms

    With it's sweeping 1920s architecture you can relive the golden age of cinema with a glitzy, ritzy ball at Athena

    Balls & Proms
  • Weddings

    Make your special day truly special by holding it at Leicester's most unique wedding venue.

  • Christmas

    Fabulous entertainment and a superb dinner - welcome to the best Christmas Party in Leicester at Athena!


Explore the Venue

Take a video tour around Athena and get a taste of our exciting venue.

Our 3D video tour of Athena is an experience in itself, but not as good as the experience your guests will have when holding your event with us!

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