Bowls England Awards Night FAQs
Book your tickets online today by visiting our ticketing page.
To book online, select your preferred ticket, either group or single seat(s), and then choose your meal preferences.
Please note when buying tickets you will need to create a Go Membership account. Please select book as individual > the seat options you would like to purchase > then select pay by card.
Everyone! The Bowls England Awards Night is a fantastic opportunity to recognise bowls’ most deserving grassroots volunteers, officials and players for their outstanding achievements over the past 12 months.
Bring your family and friends along to celebrate.
If you book a table, you will be seated with the people you list.
If you book individual seats, we cannot guarantee who you will be sat on a table with.
Tickets are transferable but not refundable (unless COVID related). If they are transferred after Friday 4th February, we will not be able to accommodate changes to the printed name card, meal choice and seating plan.
If you are unable to attend the event and you have already bought a ticket, you are welcome to let a friend or relative use this ticket in your absence. Please contact email@example.com for any enquires regarding refunds, bookings and any other concerns or queries you may have .
If you are unable to attend due to COVID, we will issue a refund. We will need to see proof of either a positive test, or a notice of the requirement to self isolate.
We’re doing everything we can to celebrate the incredible work of the bowls community. Whilst we cannot control lockdown measures, we can guarantee that you will not lose the value of any tickets you purchase for the Awards Dinner. If a lockdown is enforced and we are no longer able to host the Awards Night as planned, we will provide all customers with a number of options to consider.
We ask anyone with symptoms of Coronavirus to not attend the Bowls England Awards Night. If you have symptoms or are self-isolating, please let us know at least four hours prior to the event.
We want to ensure we run this event as safely as possible and kindly request all guests to take a Lateral Flow test prior to arrival.
For this event we will send you an email confirmation after booking. As we will have a guest list on the door, you will not need to bring the confirmation with you.
If you have booked as part of a table of 10, the email confirmation will be sent to the lead booker’s inbox.
If you have not received your confirmation as expected, please first check your spam and junk email folders. If you still cannot find your confirmation, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Doors open at 6.15 pm for a drinks reception.
No. To attend this event, you must have pre-bought a ticket. Tickets can be purchased until Friday 4th February.
To purchase your ticket click here.
There will be a VIP reception hosted by our Board and Presidential Team. Amongst the invitees will be BE Presidents, BE Board, BE Life Members, BE Hon Members, BE Past Presidents, Shortlisted VIPs and County Administrators.
Alternatively, you can transfer your ticket to a family member or a friend.
The Athena is based in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter. The City Centre location makes the venue accessible both by car and public transport.
On arrival into Leicester, follow signs for the Cultural Quarter. If you are using a satellite navigation system to reach us, please enter the postcode LE1 1SB.
There are a number of car parks close to the Athena, with the multi-storey NCP Rutland Centre Car Park being the closest to the venue. Please see below for further information.
Customers are advised that none of the car parks detailed on this page are owned or managed by Bowls England and prices are subject to change.
NCP Rutland Centre Car Park (Multi-storey)
56 Halford Street, Leicester, LE1 1TQ
1 minute walk from Athena
Access Spaces: 7
Alternative car parks in the local area are detailed below.
Queen Street Car Park
Behind Athena, Queen Street, Leicester, LE1 1QD
1 minute walk from Athena
Hourly charges starting from 90p*
Flat evening rate of £2.50* between 6.30pm
NCP Lee Circle Car Park
Leicester, LE1 3RE
7 minutes walk from Athena
Hourly charges starting from £1.50*
Access Spaces: 4
Highcross John Lewis Car Park
Leicester, LE1 4QJ
14 minutes walk from Athena
Hourly charges starting from £3.50*
Flat evening rate of £2.50* between 5pm and 6am.
Access Spaces: 109
Family Spaces: 56
Electric vehicle charging facilities (Level 1)
*Prices subject to change.
All Leicestershire bus services have stops within a 3 to 10-minute walk of the Athena. Services that stop on or near Charles Street, Humberstone Gate or at Haymarket Bus Station are the closest.
Regional bus services terminate at St Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel Street, LE1 3AG (12 minutes walk from the Athena).
For more information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Travelling by Bus website, or contact Traveline on 0871 220 2233.
Leicester Train Station is less than 10 minutes’ walk away via Charles Street.
London to Leicester is just over one hour via East Midlands Railway, and there are also regular direct services operated from Derby, Sheffield and Nottingham.
As it’s a night of celebration we want you to dress to impress! It is a formal event, so smart dress is encouraged.
There are a number of hotels within walking distance to Athena please see a selection listed below;
Ramada Encore, LE1 1GE – 3 minutes
Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, LE1 6ES, 4 minutes
Ibis, LE1 1PL – 5 minutes
Travelodge Leicester City Centre, LE1 3PH – 5 minutes
Premier Inn, Leicester City Centre, LE1 1AA – 6 minutes