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
  • Lock Works
  • News
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  • Training
  • Accessible Screenings
  • Live opera/ballet/music
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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. 24 Jul

    National Theatre Live: A Streetcar Named Desire

    The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live. With Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall) as Blanche DuBois, Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, Kill Your Darlings) as Stanley and Vanessa Kirby (BBC’s Great Expectations, Three Sisters […]

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  2. 22 Jul

    One Direction: Where We Are – The Concert Film

    TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY 28TH JULY – OUR WEB SALES ARE CURRENTLY DOWN DUE TO DEMAND – TICKETS AVAILABLE BY TELEPHONE OR IN PERSON 01922 716 055 – 1D ACTIVITIES FROM 10AM! To book online from 28th July, click on the preferred screening time to the right of the screen. Those available for online booking […]

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  3. 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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  4. 16 Jul

    Lock Heritage inspires One Direction Fans

    PRESS RELEASE 16 July 2014 – For opening times to bring your padlock click here. Light House is welcoming One Direction fans to the historic Chubb Buildings to show the world how much Wolverhampton loves the world’s biggest band – through the power of locks! “The Chubb Buildings, where our café and cinema is based, […]

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  5. 11 Jul

    National Theatre Live: JOHN

    Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an […]

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  6. 27 Jun

    West Midlands Police Family Fun Day – West Park

    Summer is set to sizzle in West Park this August with the city’s annual family fun day. For the fifth year running, the popular park will host a bonanza of activities to keep the whole family entertained. Special guests include Peppa Pig, the stars of In the Night Garden and Toy Story, along with Fireman […]

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  7. 25 Jun

    July Programme Now Available

    Our July programme is now available to download here: JULY PROGRAMME, or to collect at Box Office. It is being posted out to our mailing list today and our email newsletter goes out at the end of June.

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  8. 18 Jun

    Archived film poster titles released

    Members of our ‘Friends of Light House’ scheme receive a poster of their choice from our extensive archives when they join or renew their membership. Posters are worth around £10 and go back many years. Click here to get to the list, which will be updated monthly as we continue to compile! Members should let […]

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  9. 29 May

    National Theatre Live: Skylight Encore

    Following a sell out live event, we are pleased to be adding an encore screening of Skylight by David Hare as our Back by Popular Demand slot for August, on Saturday 30th August at 2pm. Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan feature in the highly anticipated West End production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by Stephen […]

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  10. 28 May

    Young Film Ambassadors

    Interested in film? We have opportunities for under 25s to become film ambasssadors and help develop film audiences. As an ambassador you’ll programme films, work with distributors and production companies, take part in workshops, watch inspiring movies and create your own film experiences. Arts Connect West Midlands have teamed up with cinemas accross the region […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Cold in July

    Drama - Thriller
    Jim Mickle
  2. The 100 Year Old Man who climbed out of the window and disappeared

    Comedy - Drama
    Felix Herngren
  3. The Young & Prodigious T.S. Spivet

    Adventure - Drama - Family
    Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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