The Venue

Athena Leicester

The venue is situated in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter and was originally designed in 1936 by Robert Arthur Bullivant as an Odeon Cinema. When it opened, the venue represented one of the largest, most extravagant buildings within the region comprising of simply one screen seating over 3000 guests.

Now, the building has now been restored to its former glory and retains its original art deco splendour seating up to 1200 people and as well as hosting top-quality entertainment it is ideal as a wedding venue, Asian wedding venue, conference venue and dinner venue,

Seating Plan

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We are please to be able to offer visitors to Athena a 15% discount on accomodation at the Holiday Inn Leicester. Visit the Holiday Inn Website for more information.

Holiday Inn