2Funky Comedy Jam
2Funky Comedy Jam 21st April 2017

Featuring Richard Blackwood, Kane Brown Kae Kurd, Guzzy Bear & Aurie Styla.

Leicester Vegan Festival
Leicester Vegan Festival 22nd April 2017

Leicester Vegan Festival is a huge vegan festival with stalls, demos and more!

Leicester Curry Awards
Leicester Curry Awards 23rd April 2017

A prestigious gala dinner celebrating our city’s vibrant Asian culinary craftsmanship.

UBL Boxing
UBL Boxing 1st July 2017

UBL Boxing returns to Athena Leicester this summer.

Punjabi Virsa
Punjabi Virsa 25th June 2017

Live UK tour with acts including Sangtar, Kamal Heer and Manmohan Waris.


Coming Soon at Athena

Leicester Charity Bodybuilding
Leicester Charity Bodybuilding September 2nd 2017

Leicester Charity Bodybuilding is a charity bodybuilding show open to all with proceeds given to 5 charities.

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Midlands Tattoo Industry Show
Midlands Tattoo Industry Show September 29th - October 1st 2017

The Midlands Tattoo Industry Show will be showcasing artists from all over the world at the Athena Leicester this year.

Athena Leicester
The Venue

Athena is in the heart of Leicester and when it opened in 1936, the venue represented one of the largest, most extravagant buildings within the region. The building has now been restored to its former glory and retains its original art deco splendour...

Comic Con Leicester
Comic Con Leicester 2017 3rd/4th June 2017

Comic Con Leicester 2017 returns to Athena.