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

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Box Office & Gallery opening hours:

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

Highlights from our Blog

  1. 12 Oct

    Doreen-The Movie

    Doreen, the first person ever to be diagnosed with Lazy Cow Syndrome, became an overnight comedy sensation when her monologue “Doreen’s Story” went viral on YouTube with over a million hits. Then came two sell-out stage shows and an autobiography. Now, the movie aims to put this regional treasure and the Black Country well and […]

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  2. 10 Sep

    Spectre and Holy Grail dates announced

    We’re all looking forward to the release of the new Bond – Spectre – which arrives in Wolverhampton on it’s first preview night of Monday 26th October, followed by previews and screenings daily through to 12th November. Look out for extra weekend matinée screenings and events in our forthcoming October programme. We also have a […]

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  3. 07 Sep

    Dalai Lama Awakening

    We are pleased to announce a special film event with director visit on Friday 2nd October. The film presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the World’s problems. The result was an inner transformation of the participants, as […]

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  4. 04 Sep

    Forensic Anthropology – Unearthing the Human Cost of War

    Roxana Ferllini Assoc BSc MA MCSFS Forensic Anthropologist, is visiting Light House on Wednesday 16th September to discuss the impact that forensic anthropology has on human rights investigations. Roxana has 25 years experience of working in some of the world’s most hostile environments to search, locate and identify the unarmed victims of genocide and war […]

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  5. 03 Sep

    Lock Works to be closed on Tuesday 8th September

    Lock Works will be closed to the public on Tuesday 8th September due to a private event booking. It will, however, be open from 5:30pm.

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  6. 29 Jul

    The Rocky Horror Show Live

    LATEST NEWS: Stephen Fry, Emma Bunton and Mel Giedroyc have been announced as special guest narrators for this special production! Come and join Richard O’Brien and some very special guests for a guaranteed party, live in cinemas for one night only. Still the world’s favourite rock ’n’ roll musical 40 years on, the sensational Rocky […]

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  7. 17 Jul

    An important message to our customers

    Thank you for all the positive messages of support we’ve had this week following the news that all public subsidy is due to be removed from April. This funding helps us pay city centre rent on a large, unique and iconic space and allows us to screen a diverse selection of films and documentaries from […]

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  8. 08 Jul

    See it Make it – Free Film Summer Workshops

    Light House Media Centre and Into Film are running a free film making and animation workshop this summer: See it Make it. IF YOU ARE 14-19 AND AVAILABLE 17TH – 28TH AUGUST, AND ARE INTERESTED IN: * MAKING A FILM OR ANIMATION * SCRIPT WRITING * FILMING AND EDITING * MAKING A 2 MINUTE FILM […]

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  9. 06 Jul

    Cinema Projection Room Talks

    A rare chance to experience Jas Kapur’s celebrated Cinema Projection Room Talks. On Monday 6th July, Light House’s Jas will talk about the different projection technologies used in the cinema industry including 35mm and HD digital systems. The tour will also provide an interesting insight into how we at Light House operate and what the […]

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  10. 17 May

    Jazz in the Courtyard

    A new series of Jazz Sessions in the Courtyard are to take place this summer at Light House. The sessions, hosted by The Carl Hodson Combo, part of the Vintage Rhythm Collective, will be free of charge, with optional donations to the musicians’ hat! There are guest spots available for combos and vocalists (live performances […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. The Lady in the Van

    Biography, Drama
    Nicholas Hynter
  2. Burnt

    John Wells

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