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. 04 May

    Artsfest 2016

    We are delighted to be part of Artsfest, the month-long festival curated by The University of Wolverhampton. This includes Deaffest The UK’s leading deaf-lef film and arts festival. Friday 6 – Sunday 7 May Click here for details Second Wind Tuesday 17 May 7pm 12A £4.50 Director Andrew Webber Click here for details Fahrenheit 451 […]

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  2. 04 May

    Bowie: Influences

    Saturday 25th June 2016 An event celebrating the life, work, style and legacy of David Bowie. One Ticket 
entry to event: £10 includes: 4pm The Bowie Lecture: Talent Borrows, Genius Steals – Ron Moy, Cinema One Ron Moy is an expert in music and sound. Prior to his move to Wolverhampton in 2015 he was […]

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  3. 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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  4. 06 Apr

    To See or Not to See – Willard adds Micro Bard to exhibition

    To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, the world’s leading micro-sculptor Willard Wigan MBE has created what he describes as his “greatest portrait to date” of The Bard of Avon. The microscopic sculpture, placed in the eye of a needle, is smaller than a full stop in a newspaper, and sees […]

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  5. 05 Apr

    Andre Rieu’s 2016 Maastricht Concert

    IN CINEMAS – VIA SATELLITE Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop […]

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  6. 31 Mar

    Shakespeare Live! From The RSC

    Hosted by David Tennant on Shakespeare’s birthday, Saturday 23rd April, and screened live from Stratford-upon-Avon, this star-studded show celebrates Shakespeare’s plays and their enduring influence on music, dance, opera, musical theatre and comedy. The Royal Shakespeare Company and its Artistic Director Gregory Doran is assembling a once-in-a-lifetime cast, including Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, […]

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  7. 29 Mar

    Update on Unlocked: Creative Corporate Day

    Please note that our Unlocked day, which was due to be held on 5 April, has been postponed to the summer. This is in response to business visitor preferences and potential to make the event even bigger, and also focus on tourism and schools. More news to follow when we confirm a new date.

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  8. 13 Mar

    Noddy Holder comes to Light House

    Light House was packed out last night for the official launch of Willard Wigan’s Homecoming Exhibition. Friends and family of the World’s Greatest Micro Artist mixed with Light House guests and VIPs in a sparkling night of live music, exhibition preview and a personal introduction by the artist. Noddy Holder, who is represented in miniature […]

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  9. 17 Feb

    Film Posters List updated

    Our poster volunteer Stephen has been busy in the depths of Light House, sorting through more film posters from our archives in his cosy cupboard. He’s updated the list, click here for more information.

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  10. 28 Jan

    David Bowie Celebration Day

    In 2013 we held a David Bowie party following the live screening of the V&A’s ‘David Bowie is Happening Now’ exhibition, which was a great success. In the wake of losing this influential artist, many customers have asked us to hold a follow up celebration of his life, through music, imagery and film. This will […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. The Jungle Book

    Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
    Jeff Nichols
  2. Brooklyn

    Drama - Romance
    John Rowley
  3. Eye in the Sky

    Drama, Thriller, War
    Gavin Hood

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