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.

What’s on Today

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  • Live theatre
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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. 08 Aug

    Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance

    The legendary Miss Saigon comes to cinemas for one day only on Sunday 16th October. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga. This acclaimed new production was described as “the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical […]

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  2. 08 Aug

    National Theatre Live: The Threepenny Opera

    The latest addition to our Thinema listings is now on sale: The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in collaboration with Elisabeth Hauptmann in a new adaptation by Simon Stephens. Thursday 22nd September 2016 – Tickets £12/£11 concessions Mack the Knife is back in town. A darkly comic new take on Brecht and […]

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  3. 29 Jul

    Summer of Live Music at Light House

    This summer, we’ll be holding music events in our iconic covered courtyard, with Lock Works Café Bar open to add to the chilled atmosphere! The first celebrates the music of Ella Fitzgerald: Annette Gregory Live – Friday 19th August £8 Click title for details and booking Tritone Quintet – Sunday 28th August International jazz band, in the UK for a mini […]

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  4. 21 Jul

    West Midlands Police Family Fun Day

    Light House Media Centre are pleased to again be supporting West Midlands Police Family Fun Day in West Park on Saturday 6th August. As on previous years, Light House will be managing the entertainment for the Signal Radio stage, and are looking for acts of all ages and all levels to put themselves forward as performers. […]

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  5. 13 Jul

    National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea

    A new production from The National Theatre is announced for September. The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan is the latest in our 2016 Thinema season – Live Theatre by Satellite to Cinema. Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre […]

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  6. 27 Jun

    Exhibition: The Average Human

    The Average Human is a journey into the health and habits of the average human being in the UK. Visitors will find out just how much the average person eats, drinks, sleeps and excretes! FREE ENTRY Funded by the prestigious Wellcome Trust, this is a science installation where visitors journey through an interactive bedroom, a […]

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  7. 16 Jun

    Silver Screen Year

    2016 marks 25 years of Light House in The Chubb Buildings and 30 years since it started as a joint Council and Polytechnic initiative. To celebrate, the British Film Institute are supporting screenings of classic 1991 films. Some of these screenings will be marked as charity fundraisers to support Light House. The first screening on […]

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  8. 27 May

    Artsfest: Alice Amter: An afternoon with Raj’s Mom

    A new addition to the Wolverhampton Artsfest celebrations, the WeLoVe Alumni Association at the University of Wolverhampton presents a very special event at Light House with Alumna, Hollywood star and Director, Alice Amter. The event takes place next Friday, 3 June at 3pm – 5pm. Alice, who plays Raj’s mother in the hit sitcom THE BIG […]

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  9. 06 May

    The Average Human – Public Meeting

    TAKE PART IN AN EXCITING SCIENCE EXHIBITION We are asking the public to come and have a lie down – and learn about the dangers of not having enough sleep and other common obstacles to good health. The interactive bedroom being created at Light House Media Centre in Wolverhampton is part of an exhibition called […]

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  10. 15 Apr

    Reclaim Photography West Midlands 2016

    Join us on Saturday 16 April to see how Reclaim Photography has taken over the public space at Light House. Reclaim aims to provide the public with a unique opportunity to see the very best in art photography and to raise funds for our regional charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer. The exhibition is open 9am […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. David Brent: Life on the Road

    Ricky Gervais
  2. The BFG

    Adventure - Family - Fantasy
    Steven Spielberg
  3. Absolutely Fabulous – The Movie

    Mandie Fletcher

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