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Athena wins large venue of the year award at UK Event Awards 2014

14 January 2015

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.

New Marco Pierre White Restaurant Set to Open in Leicester

14 January 2015

A new Marco Pierre White restaurant is set to open in Leicester city next month, bringing 20 new jobs to the area.