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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  • Cinema
  • Events
  • Exhibitions
  • Festivals
  • Live theatre
  • Lock Works
  • Accessible Screenings
  • Live opera/ballet/music

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 Mar

    Svengali Scooters Welcome

    Mods coming to screenings of Svengali, which opens on Friday, are welcome to park their scooters in our courtyard from Saturday-Thursday screenings (the courtyard is in use Friday evening but you’re welcome to park in the car park then.) Please note that due to a printing error, we cannot offer subtitles or audio description for […]

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  2. 12 Mar

    The Book Thief

    Please note that due to a temporary fault on our website, the listings for The Book Thief are sometimes missing. It is showing until 20th March, so if you can’t see it on our calendar, check the film page on

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  3. 26 Feb

    Opera de Paris

    We are pleased to announce a season from Opera de Paris. We started in February with Carmen recorded in Paris. As part of our French Season, tickets for Aida are now on sale, recorded in Paris and screened here on Tuesday 2nd April. Live from Paris on Tuesday 17th June we’ll be screening La Traviata

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  4. 12 Feb

    Further encore planned for War Horse

    We’re pleased to be adding an extra date to our encore screenings of National Theatre’s War Horse on Saturday 5th April, due to our live show on 27 Feb and two further shows on 1st and 29th March being sold out. Tickets are £12 and £11 for concessions.

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  5. 31 Jan

    Light House Awards

    To celebrate awards season, on Saturday 22nd February we have Philomena / Dallas Buyers Club screening at 3pm, then a free admission informal awards ceremony in Lock Works at 6pm. This will celebrate the year of 2013 at Light House, including our favourite events, live theatre screenings and films. Voted by our audiences and groups, […]

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  6. 27 Jan

    New Film and graphic design internships now available in Ireland

    Mobility Film Industry Placement Opportunities in Ireland. Are you an unemployed or underemployed graduate aiming for a successful career in film or broadcasting? Light House is pleased to announce a range of fully funded internships in Ireland which might be exactly what you need to develop your skills further and widen your employment opportunities. We […]

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  7. 27 Jan

    Light House Music Quiz

    New quiz which takes place on the last Monday of the month. Think that you know your Beyonce from your Burial and your Kylie from your Kyuss? Come and prove it at the new Music Quiz covering everything from Abba to Zeppelin. Hosted by comedian Paul Savage, entry is £5 per team (max 5 members) […]

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  8. 06 Jan

    Not Knit Night!

    Happy New Year Knitters! We’ve got ourselves into a tangle with our Knit Night dates for January on our programme and for this we apologise! As usual it should be the second Tuesday of the month (14th) for Knit Night and the following Tuesday (21st) for Knit Day. Huge apologies for any confusion caused!

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  9. 27 Dec

    Opening Times

    Seasons greetings from Light House Media Centre. Please note we are currently closed for the holidays, opening again for the cafe bar and cinemas on Friday 3rd January. Our screenings will be The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Nebraska – see Calendar for timings.

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  10. 11 Dec

    Urgent: Fantastic Opportunity at International Film Festival

    If you’re a Graphic Designer looking for an opportunity to boost your skills and contacts in an exciting placement, Light House’s Leonardo Placement Opportunity is looking for an Assistant Graphic Designer to take part in Jamieson’s Dublin International Film Festival in the New Year. This placement is offered to unemployed or underemployed recent graduates and […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. The Lunchbox

    Ritesh Bahra

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