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. 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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  2. 11 May

    Don’t Leave Me Now

    ‘Don’t Leave Me Now’ explores the impact of young onset dementia on two very different families. Rachael Dixey, Professor of Health Promotion at Leeds Metropolitan University, cared for her partner with dementia for seven years. Cindy Toulman visited her husband in his care home every day for 10 years. ‘Don’t Leave me Now’ was inspired […]

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  3. 10 Apr

    Meerkat Movies – 2 for 1 Cinema Tickets

    Compare the Market launched their Customer Rewards programme on 3rd April. Existing and new customers can claim 2 for 1 cinema tickets every Tuesday or Wednesday here at Light House for a year with a qualifying product with See for details.

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  4. 08 Apr

    Nature’s Wellbeing Cafe Postponed

    Nature’s Sunshine Wellbeing Café – Scheduled for tomorrow 9th April PLEASE NOTE OUR CAFE FOR THIS THURSDAY HAS BEEN POSTPONED – KEEP POSTED FOR UPDATES!

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  5. 08 Apr

    Double Music Weekend at Light House

    This weekend we welcome music fans to Light House with some special screenings and events. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck opens on Friday and runs until Thursday 16th April. A highly anticipated film from Brett Morgen, it’s a fascinating authorised documentary of the late guitarist and Nirvana frontman. We’ll celebrate Nirvana and the grunge genre […]

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  6. 27 Mar

    NT Live Man and Superman

    Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes plays Jack Tanner in this exhilarating reinvention of Bernard Shaw’s witty, provocative classic. Jack Tanner, celebrated radical thinker and rich bachelor, seems an unlikely choice as guardian to the alluring heiress, Ann. But she takes it in her assured stride and, despite the love of a poet, she decides to […]

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  7. 18 Mar

    Dementia Friends – Drop in Sessions at Light House

    Local group Dementia Friends will be holding free information sessions during the week of Still Alice, a powerful film about the effects of Alzheimers which won an Oscar for Julianne Moore. Free one hour sessions will be held: Friday 20 March – 7-8pm Wed 25 March from 4.15 – 5.15pm Thurs 26 March 7-8pm For […]

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  8. 29 Jan

    Film Poster Sale

    We have a wide selection of film posters dating back many years. Our poster sales allow people to come and browse the latest list, and have a look at the posters before they decide. For the posters, we ask for a £5 donation to our charity fundraising, which helps us maintain and improve our facilities […]

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  9. 04 Jan

    Update on changes to programme

    Due to a technical fault, the screenings of St Vincent today, Monday 5th Jan are sadly cancelled. The engineer hopes to have the main cinema up and running by Tuesday. Screenings today will be in the studio cinema.

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  10. 02 Jan

    Exhibition: Places – Shutter Collective

    Shutter Collective is a group of diverse photographers from the West Midlands holding their first joint exhibition. Throughout January their work will be on show in the gallery space at The Light House in the form of two exhibitions; Places and Faces. Places 5th – 16th January – main gallery ‘Places’ showcases photography from artists […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Amy – Winehouse at Light House Night

    Asif Kapadia
  2. Poltergeist

    Horror - Thriller
    Gil Kenan
  3. Lambert and Stamp

    Documentary - Biography - History - Music
    James D. Cooper

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