Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston
Self-Catering Events


We would be delighted to host your forthcoming engagement, wedding or civil partnership. We fully appreciate that every engagement and wedding day is as individual as you are and that every last detail is important in making this the perfect day.

Included in the brochure are our packages available, however in order to put a bespoke package together to suit your needs we would love the opportunity to meet with you and discuss your requirements in detail.

We pride ourselves on offering a personal experience and the highest quality of organisation and service for self catering events in Leicester. 

The Hotel

A Lifetime Together Starts At Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston

Leicester’s newest fully refurbished 4 star hotel, following a multi-million pound investment, The Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston is now open with pride.

Brand new Stage Suites function rooms for up to 350 guests enable us to cater for any requirement and setup and also includes a grand private entrance perfect for receiving lines or a VIP entry. The Stage Suites also include private guest facilities which are refreshed during the day and evening, private cloakroom perfect for every weather weddings & a private bar which is fully stocked for your guests.

We offer ample free onsite parking - so you can arrive in style, step out onto a red carpet at your very own private entrance.

Facilities in the hotel include Bella Italia restaurant and bar offering a traditional taste with fresh and stylish Bella menus to tantalise your taste buds. 79 fully refurbished bedrooms including executive and family rooms, so you can make a night of the celebrations - also perfect for family and friends travelling to attend. To make sure you are always in control here at Stage Suites all our function rooms have air conditioning with climate control allowing you to set the temperature, plus natural daylight with the option of closing the privacy blinds.

We have the perfect location with no city centre hustle and bustle plus excellent transport links to the motorway and City train station. Plus you will always get the best service from our dedicated and experienced wedding and banqueting team.

The Stage Suites

The Wigston Suite

Situated on the ground floor, this beautiful suite can hold up to 250 guests for your ceremony, engagement, Wedding and Evening Reception. This Suite has its very own Private entrance, Foyer and bar enabling privacy and exclusivity.

The Oadby Suite

For larger ceremonies, engagements and weddings, this suite can be combined with our Wigston Suite to create a large and impressive banqueting space, enabling space for up to 350 guests. The Stage Suites have undergone an extensive and complete refurbishment offering pristine and impressive facilities.


Bright, spacious and airy, our bedrooms include all you need for a relaxing stay.

Our newly refurbished standard bedrooms are furnished to an exceptionally high standard with a range of amenities to help you get a great night’s sleep.

All 79 of our bedrooms in Leicester include individually controlled air conditioning, LCD TV’s, bedside USB ports, mini fridge, tea & coffee making facilities, in room safe, high speed Wi-Fi & a choice of pillows.

Treat yourself to an upgrade and enjoy all the privileges that come with one of our beautiful new Executive Rooms. These rooms offer a king sized bed, enhanced toiletries, a selection of treats plus robes and slippers for you to enjoy during your stay.

Want to book a number of bedrooms for your guests? Even if you don’t want the task of booking yourself, we are here to help. We offer competitive accommodation rates for all your guests and can even supply you with postcards to put in with your invites to take the pressure away from you both. Why not speak with us about your options for accommodation whilst viewing our venue, we love to show off our beautiful beautiful bedrooms and facilities.


All of our wedding packages have been thoughtfully put together to help you budget and plan your special day, starting from a simple package through to an all-inclusive day. These packages are just guides, we understand that everyone is different and we ensure we tailor each package to each couple. Please speak with us about a custom quote for self catering event in Leicester.

Self-Catering Package
  • Hire Of The Suite
  • Hotel Tables (Banqueting Tables)
  • Hotel Banqueting Chairs
  • Setup Of The Banqueting Suite
  • White Linen Table Cloths & White Paper Napkins
  • Hotel Stage & Dance Floor
  • Banqueting Host Throughout Event
  • Clear Down Of Banqueting Suite
  • Use Of The Hotels Self-Catering Kitchen For The Reheating Of Food
  • Cake Table, Stand & Ceremonial Knife (If Required)
  • Crockery, Cutlery & Glassware (One Set Per Person)
  • Bar Open Or Closed As Per Request
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free On-Site Parking
Dry Hire Self-Catering Package
  • Hire Of The Suite
  • Hotel Tables (Banqueting Tables)
  • Hotel Banqueting Chairs
  • Setup Of The Banqueting Suite
  • Banqueting Host Throughout Event
  • Clear Down Of Banqueting Suite
  • Use Of The Hotels Self-Catering Kitchen For The Reheating Of Food
  • Bar Open Or Closed As Per Request
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free On-Site Parking
To discuss your requirements please do contact us, we would be delighted to help.

Civil Ceremonies

Hire one of our beautiful function suites to host your ceremony or blessing? There is no pressure to book anything more here at the hotel, we would be honoured to host your ceremony and wedding in Leicester.

Please speak with us about the hire charge for ceremonies at the hotel.

Unfortunately we are unable to book the registrar for you, this needs to be dealt with directly with Leicester’s Registrar’s office. you can contact them on +44(0)116 305 6565

Talk to us about…

  • Pre Wedding Family Meals and Events
  • Eid Prayer Events
  • Eid Celebrations
  • Drinks and canape Receptions
  • Mendhi Events
  • Engagement Parties
  • Walima Events
  • Nikah Events
  • Diwali Celebrations
  • Stag and Hen Events
To discuss your self catering events requirement please do contact us, we would be delighted to help.

Additional Offerings

  • Canapes

    We offer a wide range of canapes options for either an addition to your package for the extra “wow” factor or maybe you would just like a drinks reception with some nibbles? We can help!

  • Corkage

    Wine, Spirits, Soft Drinks (Beer To Be Purchased From Hotel Bar) packages available with and without corkage

  • Prayer Rooms available

    Holiday Inn Leicester - Wigston is faith friendly. A multi-faith space is available, where people of differing religious beliefs, are more than welcome to spend time in contemplation or prayer.

  • Photography Suite

    If you would like to take a few private pictures at the hotel we can offer a suite for you upon arrival

  • Flexible space

    Separate room for ladies who do not wish to be in a mixed environment

  • Decorations

    We are more than happy to recommend suppliers, don’t hesitate to ask

  • Disco

    We do have a resident DJ of which we can recommend. However, your more than welcome to arrange your own preferred DJ. (please note all DJ’s must provide a valid PAT certificate)

How To Book Self Catering Event in Leicester

Meet your personal wedding planner to discuss your ideas and your perfect date over a coffee. We will offer you a full show round of all the function rooms and bedrooms and explain exactly how your special day could look.

Once your mind is set on a date we will hold this for 4 weeks for you whilst you arrange your service or registrar. Once your ceremony is confirmed you can confirm your booking with us by placing a deposit letting us know when and where the ceremony is to take place.

We will be on hand from the very first time you come into the hotel to the moment you step away as newlyweds, talking you through each detail to ensure your day truly is perfect.