Due to a private booking, Lock Works Cafe/Bar will be closed to the public until 4.30pm on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th June. Drinks can still be purchased as usual from the front reception bar. Sorry for any inconvenience.
light house [lite - hous] n.
beacon for the creative industries; source of illumination on all aspects of media; guide and educator to all ages in pursuit of creative media and film knowledge; home to diverse array of film, animation and photography.
National Theatre Live will broadcast Manchester International Festival’s production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn, Hamlet) in his first Shakespeare performance in over a decade as Macbeth, and Alex Kingston (Doctor Who, ER) as Lady Macbeth. Directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, this electrifying new production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of [...]
Julie Homfray, communications co-ordinator at Light House and her partner Mike Sadler have pledged to raise £1000 this year for The Brain Tumour Charity. They have become involved in fundraising via their friends Sharon and Sam in Aldridge, whose son Ben Sambrook, age 14, has battled two brain tumours and still fights every month with [...]
Following the success of our Vintage All-Dayer, we bring you a celebration of American film, fashion and music through the ages. Although not essential. guests are encouraged to dress in 50s or American themed clothing (or buy some on the day!) Schedule so far includes: 10am – 4pm Vintage and clothing stalls, featuring Americana and [...]
Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his first love. Starring Matthew McConaughey & Reece Witherspoon. USA,2013 Guest Reviewer for Light House: Penny Madden (7 June 2013) Mud A beautifully shot film featuring a gripping storyline littered [...]
GRAIN is the new photography hub and network for the region based at the Library of Birmingham. If you take photographs or go to photography exhibitions, GRAIN want to hear from you. One of GRAIN’s first activities is to get an up-to-date picture of what’s happening, who’s out there and what your interests are. Complete this short survey (10 minutes [...]
If you love the Gatsby glamour, why not dress up and come to our themed screenings on Sunday 2nd June? Between the two screenings at 5pm and 8pm, there will be Afternoon tea, live music and cocktails. Cinema tickets are £5.50/£5 concs and the screenings are subtitled. Be sure to book your tickets and afternoon [...]
FUTURA – Saturday 15th June 2013 SCHEDULE OF THE DAY CINEMA ONE 11am: What Makes a Great Short Story (panel) Mike Chinn, Theresa Derwin, Andrew Hook 12pm: Guest of Honour: Ian R MacLeod Reading and Q+A session 1pm: LUNCH BREAK 2pm: Guest of Honour: Ken MacLeod Reading and Q+A session 3pm: Independent publishing in science-fiction (panel) Theresa Derwin, Jay [...]
FUTURA – Saturday 15th June 2013 About our Guests of Honour: Ian R MacLeod has been an acclaimed writer of challenging and innovative speculative and fantastic fiction for more than two decades. His most recent novel, Wake Up and Dream, won the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History, whilst his previous works have won the Arthur [...]
Artist Mishka Henner is everywhere. An exhibition of his work at Liverpool’s Open Eye Gallery has just finished (you can catch up with a conversation between Mishka and curator Karen Newman here), a stunning image from his Feedlots series formed the cover of Vice Magazine’s ‘Hopelessness Issue‘ in December and he is shortlisted for the [...]