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 Jul

    Summer of Live Music at Light House

    This summer, we’ll be holding music events in our iconic covered courtyard, with Lock Works Café Bar open to add to the chilled atmosphere! The first celebrates the music of Ella Fitzgerald: Annette Gregory Live – Friday 19th August £8 Click title for details and booking Tritone Quintet – Sunday 28th August International jazz band, in the UK for a mini […]

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  2. 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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  3. 13 Jul

    National Theatre Live: The Deep Blue Sea

    A new production from The National Theatre is announced for September. The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan is the latest in our 2016 Thinema season – Live Theatre by Satellite to Cinema. Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre […]

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  4. 27 Jun

    Exhibition: The Average Human

    The Average Human is a journey into the health and habits of the average human being in the UK. Visitors will find out just how much the average person eats, drinks, sleeps and excretes! FREE ENTRY Funded by the prestigious Wellcome Trust, this is a science installation where visitors journey through an interactive bedroom, a […]

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  5. 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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  6. 27 May

    Artsfest: Alice Amter: An afternoon with Raj’s Mom

    A new addition to the Wolverhampton Artsfest celebrations, the WeLoVe Alumni Association at the University of Wolverhampton presents a very special event at Light House with Alumna, Hollywood star and Director, Alice Amter. The event takes place next Friday, 3 June at 3pm – 5pm. Alice, who plays Raj’s mother in the hit sitcom THE BIG […]

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  7. 06 May

    The Average Human – Public Meeting

    TAKE PART IN AN EXCITING SCIENCE EXHIBITION We are asking the public to come and have a lie down – and learn about the dangers of not having enough sleep and other common obstacles to good health. The interactive bedroom being created at Light House Media Centre in Wolverhampton is part of an exhibition called […]

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Ghostbusters

    Paul Feig
  2. The BFG

    Adventure - Family - Fantasy
    Steven Spielberg

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