Official visitor website for Leicester and Leicestershire

Shortlist symbol Add to shortlist button.

Athena wins award for Large Venue of the Year 2014

Leicester, UK (2 December 2014) – Athena, an events venue located in the heart of Leicester’s cultural quarter, today announced that they have received the award for Large Venue of the Year 2014. The award was presented to Athena at the UK Event Awards held at the Marriott Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London on 28th November 2014. The UK Event Awards recognise and reward event organisers, suppliers and event marketers throughout the UK.

Athena and Curve, City Conference HubAthena has persistently excelled in providing excellent service and product within the event industry. Opening its doors almost 10 years ago, Athena has consistently improved its offering within the venue spectrum by updating technical specifications, offering spectacular catering services and continuously striving to be flexible for the client. “We are thrilled to have been recognized as the best large venue in the UK, especially amongst such strong competition,” said Sandeep Singh, Managing Director. “It’s an honour and we can’t wait to see where it leads from here,” added Hira Ram, Event Manager.

Athena will take advantage of this wonderful recognition by ensuring that they continue to provide excellent service and build up their product offering to become the leading large events venue in the UK.

About Athena

Opened in 2005, Athena is one of the largest event venues centrally located in the Midlands. It is especially well known for its unique design as a renovated 1930’s art deco cinema with a spectacular offering of virtually turn-key event packages. Currently, Athena hosts over 200 events a year many for high profile clients who demand excellence in service and price. For more information about Athena, visit its website at

For more information please contact:

Hira Ram, Event Manager

Queen Street, Leicester, UK, LE1 1QD

Phone: 0116 262 6556
Fax: 0116 251 3442

Last updated September 2015