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.

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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. 04 May

    The Met Opera

    This autumn we welcome back, by popular demand, the full season from The Met Opera. The season will feature ten transmissions, live from the Met stage, including five new productions and starry revivals featuring the world’s leading artists. Tickets will go on sale soon, priced at £18 / £12.50 under 15s. Bellini’s NORMA Sat 7 […]

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  2. 03 May

    Exhibition by Deaf Artists & Photographers

    Part of Deaffest 2017 ( An exhibition by deaf artists & photographers on display in the Main Gallery at Light House Media Centre during the whole of May. If you would like to find out more about the inspiration and techniques behind some of the pictures in the exhibition, come along to the Exhibiting Artists’ […]

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  3. 03 May

    Reclaim Photography Festival – POP UP EXHIBITION

    This eagerly awaited second international photography festival: reclaiming our cultural landscapes, returns to the West Midlands on Saturday 6 May 2017. Participation from amateur, student and professional photographers, from 56 UK towns and cities, and 36 countries world-wide has led to over a 1000 Festival images. Join us from 10am to 3pm on Saturday 6 […]

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  4. 10 Mar

    BECTU drop-in session

    BECTU, a sector of Prospect, the trades union for entertainment & media workers, invites you to an open, informal, drop in session at Light House Media Centre on Thursday 6th of April between 3pm and 7pm. This is for anyone to find out about BECTU, working in the entertainment sector or talk with the BECTU […]

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  5. 30 Jan

    Television Comedy Talk and Screening: Michael Cumming

    The University of Wolverhampton invites you to a special evening at Light House Media Centre, curated by acclaimed director and Fine Art alumnus Michael Cumming to celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Brass Eye’. Free entry – reservation details below. 5.30pm – 7.30pm Michael is best known for his groundbreaking television comedy work. His screen credits […]

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  6. 05 Nov

    Fantastic Beasts Competition at Light House

    To celebrate the release of ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ in cinemas November 18, Warner Bros. Pictures and Light House offer you the chance to win a selection of Fantastic Beasts prizes, including an official Newt Scamander Wand, Scarf, T Shirt and M.A.C.U.S.A Memory stick. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” opens […]

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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