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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Box Office & Gallery opening hours:

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

Highlights from our Blog

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Selma

    Ava Du Vernay
  2. Fifty Shades of Grey

    Sam Taylor-Johnson

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