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.

What’s on Today

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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 28 Sep

    I, Daniel Blake

    Winner of the Palme d’Or, a fierce and emphatic drama which is rumoured to be Ken Loach’s last film. A middle aged carpenter who requires state benefit after injuring himself is joined by a single mother in a similar scenario.   A stark reminder of the injustices in life in contemporary Britain.   UK, France, Belgium 2016 Screening […]

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

  1. Under the Shadow

    Horror, Thriller
    Babk Anvari
  2. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

    Adventure - Fantasy
    Tim Burton
  3. Captain Fantastic

    Matt Ross

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