Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology.

Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology. Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology. Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology. Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology. Athena is a landmark building, combining original features with the latest technology.

Our facilities and the flexibility of our building mean Athena is ideal for conferences, AGMs, exhibitions, weddings, dinners and virtually any other corporate event you can think of.

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, conferences, exhibitions, AGMs, product launches, and dinner dances.

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

Layouts can be tailored to your specific requirements, providing you with a bespoke event no matter how large or small.

Ground Floor Reception

Ground Floor Reception

A stunning reception, ideal for meeting and greeting your guests. A large bar and cloakroom facilities are available along with a plasma screen capable of displaying images of your event. The decor includes a spectacular chandelier and chrome doors leading into The Cinema Suite.

Ground Floor Reception Plan
The Cinema Suite

The Cinema Suite

A unique hall capable of seating up to 1000 guests ideal for banquets, conferences, exhibitions, presentations, award ceremonies, and dinner dances. The Cinema Suite is a tiered suite and includes a large stage, dance floor, large bar, an Ethos 1 Prologic Sound System, a 10m x 5m Cinema Screen capable of projecting an array of images, a fully equipped lighting rig and system, and wireless data connection facility throughout.

Cinema Suite Plan
The Gallery

The Gallery

The Gallery is tiered and can seat up to 400 guests. Benefiting from a bar, two 10ft x 10ft projector screens, and a ceiling multi-colourwash facility. The Gallery over looks the stage and can be used in conjunction with The Cinema Suite, making it ideal for larger banquets, award ceremonies, presentations and dinner dances. It can also be prepared prior to conferences as a unique dining area to move into for luncheon.

Gallery Plan
The Deco Lounge

The Deco Lounge

A versatile suite, ideal for use in conjunction with The Cinema Suite and The Gallery as a break-out room or as a drinks reception. The Deco Lounge can also be used alongside The CityView Lounge or in isolation for smaller events. The lounge benefits from a dual aspect bar, a plasma screen capable of projecting an array of images, and wireless data connection.

Deco Lounge Plan
The City View Lounge

The City View Lounge

A truly unique, versatile lounge with ample natural daylight. Benefiting from outstanding views through the city centre. The City View Lounge can be used in conjunction with The Cinema Suite and The Gallery as a break-out room or can also be used as a suite for smaller events.

City View Lounge Plan
Room Theatre Classroom Cabaret Spriggs Banquet Banquet/Spriggs Floor Dimensions
Cinema Suite 950 800 480 800 600 600-800 G 30.0m x 28.8m
Deco Lounge 200 60 - - - - G 16.5m x 6.8m
City View Lounge 75 40 - - - - 1st 10.0m x 10.4m
Gallery 450 300 240 600 400 400-600 2nd 22.1m x 22.8m

Theatre

Theatre Room Layout

Cabaret

Cabaret Room Layout

Classroom

Classroom Room Layout

Spriggs

Spriggs Room Layout

Banquet

Banquet Room Layout

Banquet with Spriggs

Banquet with Spriggs Room Layout
The Venue

Athena is a truly amazing building reflecting the quality of your event.

The Venue
Rooms

A landmark building combining original features with the latest technology.

Facilities
Video Tour

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

Video Tour