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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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. 07 Nov

    Gina Yashere: Laugh Riot Tour

    Multi-award winning Gina Yashere is back in the UK with her biggest tour to date, including her only Black Country date at Light House Media Centre, kicking off our International Women’s Day celebrations. Tickets are £15 in advance – click on the blue time on the right of the screen to book online, or call […]

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  2. 28 Oct

    Yoddha UK Premiere screens at Light House

    Light House has been chosen as the venue of the UK Premiere for the eagerly awaited Punjabi film ‘Yoddha: The Warrior’ co-written and co-produced by the leading character Kuljinder Singh Sidhu on Tuesday 28th October. Councillor Elias Mattu has been instrumental in bringing the premiere to Wolverhampton, which is home to one of the country’s […]

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  3. 13 Oct

    The Old Vic’s The Crucible

    In our Autumn ‘Thinema’ Season, Light House presents The Crucible from The Old Vic, for two dates only. Richard Armitage stars in Arthur Miller’s classic American drama, based on Salem’s infamous witch trials, brought vividly to life in this visceral new production by internationally acclaimed director Yaël Farber. In a small tight-knit community in Salem, […]

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  4. 08 Oct

    Blog: The rise of Thinema, the saviour of cinema

    By Julie Homfray, Marketing and Events for Light House @juliecohesion Last week, when finalising the October programme for Light House, CEO Kelly Jeffs reminded me that we needed a new word for our ‘Alternative Content’. For those outside the cinema industry, this refers to the increasingly popular use of ‘live via satellite’ or recorded and […]

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  5. 10 Sep

    Encores announced for ‘Medea’ and ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’

    We’re pleased to announce two additional encore screenings to our programme for September and October. The Royal Shakespeare Company’s ‘Two Gentlemen of Verona’ will be shown on Saturday 20th September at 2.20pm, tickets £14/£12 concessions, following our ‘Lord of the Rings’ screening at 11am. National Theatre’s incredible Medea will be shown again as our ‘Back […]

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  6. 28 Aug

    Death Café

    New for September, we welcome the Death Café to Lock Works Come and discuss anything you like about death and dying. What do you feel would be a good death? What music would you like at your funeral? What you really want to do before you die? In discussing death we can live life even […]

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  7. 26 Aug

    Black Country Echoes Festival

    We’re proud to be part of this major festival launching across The Black Country in September, celebrating the region’s manufacturing heritage and its reputation for creativity and innovation. For details of the events, visit or click here. Light House will be screening The Lord of the Rings Trilogy to celebrate the ‘Making of Mordor’ […]

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  8. 18 Jul

    Love Locks, Lock Works and Opening Times

    For information on our Love Locks and 1D Love Locks fence click here. Friday 18th July Lock Works Café Bar open 9am – 9pm, food served until 8pm Courtyard area and Lovelocks fence open 9am – 10pm Saturday 19th July Lock Works Café Bar open 4.30pm – 11.30pm, Italian Party – Free entry Courtyard area […]

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  9. 16 Jul

    Lock Heritage inspires One Direction Fans

    PRESS RELEASE 16 July 2014 – For opening times to bring your padlock click here. Light House is welcoming One Direction fans to the historic Chubb Buildings to show the world how much Wolverhampton loves the world’s biggest band – through the power of locks! “The Chubb Buildings, where our café and cinema is based, […]

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  10. 11 Jul

    National Theatre Live: JOHN

    Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre. DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an […]

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Films coming up at Light House

  1. Violette

    Biography - Drama
    Martin Provost
  2. Serena

    Susanne Bier
  3. Mr Turner

    Biography - Drama
    Mike Leigh

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