Light House Media Centre, a registered charity, is the Black Country’s only independent cinema, housing two screens, 3 galleries and a café bar within the iconic Victorian architecture of The Chubb Buildings. Light House offers the city an eclectic packed programme of 21st century culture. It’s a meeting place of the curious, lively, friendly minds of Wolverhampton – a place to feel at home, relax, take in a film, knit or read a book with a coffee or bottle of wine – a hidden gem reflecting the best of our city and the world.


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Information & Bookings

01902 716055

Box Office & Gallery opening hours:

9am - 8.30pm
Sat & Sun
Open 45mins before first screening - 8.30pm

Highlights from our Blog

  1. 19 Dec

    Film Poster Archive

    We’ve updated our film poster archive list, with our stores of cinema posters going back many years. Click here for the list. DECEMBER 2014 FILM POSTERS Friends of Light House can choose a poster per year as part of their membership free of charge. This is a great Christmas gift – as well as a […]

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  2. 17 Dec

    Maxine Peake as Hamlet from Manchester Royal Exchange

    From its sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre comes this unique and critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s tragic Hamlet. In this stripped-back, fresh and fast-paced version, BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake creates a Hamlet for now, giving a performance hailed as “delicately ferocious” by The Guardian and “a milestone Hamlet” by the Manchester Evening News. […]

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  3. 10 Dec

    Mad Hatter’s Cakes and Craft – Pre ballet event

    Sunday 4th January 2015 Mad Hatter’s Cakes and Craft – from 1pm, Lock Works Cafe Bar will be celebrating the magic of ballet and Alice in Wonderland, with themed Cupcake decoration and free craft activities. Mini tea party snacks will be available to buy before the show at 2pm. Fine Art student and Light House […]

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  4. 07 Nov

    Gina Yashere: Laugh Riot Tour

    Multi-award winning Gina Yashere is back in the UK with her biggest tour to date, including her only Black Country date at Light House Media Centre, kicking off our International Women’s Day celebrations. Tickets are £15 in advance – click on the blue time on the right of the screen to book online, or call […]

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  5. 28 Oct

    Yoddha UK Premiere screens at Light House

    Light House has been chosen as the venue of the UK Premiere for the eagerly awaited Punjabi film ‘Yoddha: The Warrior’ co-written and co-produced by the leading character Kuljinder Singh Sidhu on Tuesday 28th October. Councillor Elias Mattu has been instrumental in bringing the premiere to Wolverhampton, which is home to one of the country’s […]

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  6. 08 Oct

    Blog: The rise of Thinema, the saviour of cinema

    By Julie Homfray, Marketing and Events for Light House @juliecohesion Last week, when finalising the October programme for Light House, CEO Kelly Jeffs reminded me that we needed a new word for our ‘Alternative Content’. For those outside the cinema industry, this refers to the increasingly popular use of ‘live via satellite’ or recorded and […]

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  7. 10 Sep

    Encores announced for ‘Medea’ and ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’

    We’re pleased to announce two additional encore screenings to our programme for September and October. The Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ will be shown on Saturday 20th September at 2.20pm, tickets £14/£12 concessions, following our ‘Lord of the Rings’ screening at 11am. National Theatre’s incredible Medea will be shown again as our ‘Back […]

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  8. 28 Aug

    Death Café

    New for September, we welcome the Death Café to Lock Works Come and discuss anything you like about death and dying. What do you feel would be a good death? What music would you like at your funeral? What you really want to do before you die? In discussing death we can live life even […]

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  9. 26 Aug

    Black Country Echoes Festival

    We’re proud to be part of this major festival launching across The Black Country in September, celebrating the region’s manufacturing heritage and its reputation for creativity and innovation. For details of the events, visit or click here. Light House will be screening The Lord of the Rings Trilogy to celebrate the ‘Making of Mordor’ […]

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  10. 18 Jul

    Love Locks, Lock Works and Opening Times

    For information on our Love Locks and 1D Love Locks fence click here. Friday 18th July Lock Works Café Bar open 9am – 9pm, food served until 8pm Courtyard area and Lovelocks fence open 9am – 10pm Saturday 19th July Lock Works Café Bar open 4.30pm – 11.30pm, Italian Party – Free entry Courtyard area […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Jimi: All is By My Side

    Biography - Drama - Music
    John Ridley

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