Light House Media Centre, a registered charity, is the Black Country’s only independent cinema, housing two screens, galleries and a café bar within the iconic Victorian architecture of The Chubb Buildings since 1991. 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. 30 Nov

    Exhibition: A Grand History of Panto

    An exhibition from The Grand Theatre Wolverhampton is now open, ideal for those visiting the city for ‘Aladdin’ – on stage from 10th December. The exhibition is free entry and will be open until the end of January (see below for Christmas closing days). Since the Grand Theatre opened in 1894, it has hosted a […]

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  2. 21 Nov

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Tickets are now on sale for Rogue One, A Star Wars Story. A rebellion soldier and criminal, Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) faces her biggest challenge yet when set on a mission by Mon Mothma to steal plans for the Death Star. With help from the Rebels, a master swordsman and non-allied forces, Jyn will be […]

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  3. 05 Nov

    Fantastic Beasts Competition at Light House

    To celebrate the release of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ in cinemas November 18, Warner Bros. Pictures and Light House offer you the chance to win a selection of Fantastic Beasts prizes, including an official Newt Scamander Wand, Scarf, T Shirt and M.A.C.U.S.A Memory stick. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens […]

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  4. 04 Nov


      “Choose us, choose life”. Based on the famous novel by Irving Welsh the cult classic Trainspotting will be screened before the lead up to the much anticipated sequel T2 (opening on 27th January.) Tuesday 17th January 2017 – 8.25pm  This no-holds barred film with its iconic soundtrack is the story of Mark Renton and his friends […]

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  5. 20 Oct

    BBFC Masterclass

    Thursday 27th October 11am – 1pm Have you ever wondered how decisions are made for age ratings on films? What makes the difference between a 12A and 15 scene, and what material needs to be cut? Come along to our ‘Behind the scenes at the BBFC’ masterclass session and hear about both the history of […]

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  6. 28 Sep

    The Silence of the Lambs

    LIGHT HOUSE NEEDS YOUR HELP To support the future of our venue in our city, we are holding some SILVER SCREEN YEAR 25TH ANNIVERSARY Special Screenings at a donation ticket price of £10. The first is SILENCE OF THE LAMBS (18) on Friday 28th October. The ticket also allows access to our HALLOWEEN PARTY until […]

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  7. 16 Sep

    Alan Bennett’s Diaries Live

    ALAN BENNETT’S DIARIES LIVE With exclusive Q&A Broadcast live to cinemas across the UK – Wednesday 16 November This unmissable live event will take a candid look into the mind of Alan Bennett, Britain’s best-loved writer, who, at 82, shows no signs of slowing down. The event will include a screening of Alan Bennett’s Diaries, […]

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  8. 08 Aug

    Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance

    The legendary Miss Saigon comes to cinemas for one day only on Sunday 16th October. This spectacular, sell-out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of the global stage sensation also features appearances by the original cast including Jonathan Pryce and Lea Salonga. This acclaimed new production was described as “the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical […]

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  9. 21 Jul

    West Midlands Police Family Fun Day

    Light House Media Centre are pleased to again be supporting West Midlands Police Family Fun Day in West Park on Saturday 6th August. As on previous years, Light House will be managing the entertainment for the Signal Radio stage, and are looking for acts of all ages and all levels to put themselves forward as performers. […]

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  10. 16 Jun

    Silver Screen Year

    2016 marks 25 years of Light House in The Chubb Buildings and 30 years since it started as a joint Council and Polytechnic initiative. To celebrate, the British Film Institute are supporting screenings of classic 1991 films. Some of these screenings will be marked as charity fundraisers to support Light House. The first screening on […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Nocturnal Animals

    Drama - Thriller
    Tom Ford
  2. I, Daniel Blake

    Ken Loach
  3. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Touring Years

    Documentary - Music
    Ron Howard

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