Athena Leicester Conferencing and Banqueting
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Welcome to Athena

The Midland's most unique venue is the perfect setting for the perfect event

Whether it’s an opulent awards ceremony, a conference, a specialist exhibition or festival, concert or show, or an unforgettable wedding, Athena is the perfect backdrop for your event.

Athena combines inspiring art deco architecture and state-of-the art technology. 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.

Our team are renowned for their flexibility whether it be helping you access our extensive integrated AV equipment or providing exceptional bespoke menus and much more.

  • Dinners

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

  • Conferences

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

  • 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
  • Concerts

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

  • Weddings

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

  • 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
  • Sporting Events

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

    Sporting Events
  • Christmas

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

  • Shows

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


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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