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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  • Live theatre
  • Lock Works
  • News
  • 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. 12 Oct

    Light House of Horror Season

    A season of classic horror is being screened at Wolverhampton’s Light House during October and November. The season ‘Light House of Horror‘ is presented by Light House with The University of Wolverhampton and includes a talk about the film by University film experts, followed by classic screenings. These include ‘Nosferatu‘, the 1922 German classic based […]

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  2. 27 Sep

    Baby Love Film Club

    From November we will be holding regular morning screenings where new parents can enjoy a film and bring their babies under 2 along. A chance for new mums and dads or new parent friends to socialise with others and / or have a well-earned date without worrying about babysitters.

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  3. 27 Sep

    Ray of Light as Paycare offers a Lifeline

    Wolverhampton-based Paycare has stepped forward with an offer to help save Light House, by forging a strong partnership with us.   Light House has been campaigning for support over the past few years after being under threat of closure following various drastic cuts to grants and funding.   On Friday 22 September, Paycare announced an […]

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  4. 11 Sep

    Funny Things Comedy Festival

    Wolverhampton’s Comedy Festival, FUNNY THINGS arrives in the city at the end of October across multiple venues. Light House will be hosting events, shows and an exhibition throughout the festival. For a list of events, click here.

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  5. 07 Sep

    Funny Things Comedy Festival comes to Light House

    We are proud to be a host venue for the forthcoming FUNNY THINGS comedy festival in October and November. Click here for listings.

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  6. 31 May

    Vegan Food and Meat Free Meals Event

    This event, organised by Jim Haughey of Meat Free Meals Co, will be an opportunity for those interested in vegan food and Meat Free Meals to come down and try the food for free and hear about what they offer as a company. It will be an opportunity for those interested in ordering but put […]

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  7. 31 May

    Channel 4 News live from Light House

    We were pleased to welcome Channel 4 News to Wolverhampton this week for a live debate of local people in the run up to the General Election. The one hour show, presented by Krishnan Guru-Murthy, was broadcast live from Light House’s iconic courtyard, and featured an invited audience of 80 made up of over 60s […]

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  8. 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 are on sale, priced at £18 / £12.50 under 15s. Click the name link for more […]

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  9. 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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  10. 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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