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Nasty and Niece 

26 Sep

AWFUL AUNTIE Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton, Wednesday 26 th September, 2018   Birmingham Stage Company is back, following up the success of Gangsta Granny with a second alliterative title from comic actor-turned-children’s-author, David Walliams.


Classic Horror Season at Light House 

24 Sep

It’s that time of year again! As the nights draw in, the classic horrors come out at Light House.


Open Minds 

24 Sep

Join us in the gallery for an informal get-together and opportunity for men of all ages and backgrounds to discuss mental health and other topics openly and honestly.


Lady Dame Kelly Just Don’t Trump A Plate Of Mince …… 

24 Sep

Nigel was mooching in a charity book shop when he happened upon a book by Darrell’s interior design guru and muse Lady Dame Kelly Hoppen, his first port of call whenever he is pondering a scheme incorporating fifty shades of beige.


A new chapter 

23 Sep

Probably the same for most families at this time of the year – students starting university and that’s the case for my Nephew and so another chapter begins for our family.


Designs from embroidery from Carpet 

21 Sep

At the beginning of Septermber we were visited by Jill Edwards from the Museum of Carpet in Kidderminster.


2018 Graduation 

19 Sep

The 2018 graduation ceremony celebrating the achievements of Visual Communication students took place on Monday 17th September.


WLVGRAD: SAM CHAMBERS HAS DESIGNS ON GRAPHIC CAREER 

19 Sep

“ My experience at the University of Wolverhampton was honestly life changing… it has completely transformed me into someone who is ambitious and driven.


Shine a light on … the best exchange ever! 

18 Sep

Thank you to our dear friends TPZ Brixen , who wrote this lovely blog post about their time in Wolverhampton during our international ‘Shine a Light On’ Exchange … After sixteen hours of travel, the theater workshop ZINNOBER returned from their...


Deaffest 2016 Mockumentary to screen at TSWY Film Festival 

18 Sep

Deaffest 2016 Mockumentary will be screened at The Strength Within You’s 2nd International Film Festival.


Walsall 1:4 Doncaster Rovers 

17 Sep

A game very much disrupted by bad refereeing and smart football by Doncaster.


Tales of Carribee Island Part 2: A Doctor In the House 

17 Sep

His Name was James Gatis… He was a man of the people and spent all his working life in Wolverhampton fighting for the Irish immigrants of Carribee Island and the poor in other deprived areas of Wolverhampton.


Nigel Spots ……… More Wrestling Posters 

17 Sep

Darrell would prefer and, at present, still remains a total stranger to the wrestling ring, however it does hold a certain fascination for Nigel, but for the time being he is content to just "admire” the posters he occasionally spots around Evesham.


The Witch 

15 Sep

In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when younger son Samuel vanishes.


Saturday Night Fever 

15 Sep

For one night only seize the chance to see this 1977 cult classic in its original cinematic glory.


Light House celebrates National Lottery Cinema Day with free tickets 

14 Sep

Light House is happy to announce that we’ll be offering film fans a chance to catch the latest movies for free on Sunday 30 September as part of National Lottery Cinema Day.


Captain Cook 

13 Sep

If you are not a lover of cricket, pass on.


MA Show in Two Locations 

12 Sep

This year we are thrilled that graduating MA students work will be exhibited across two sites, with Wolverhampton Art Gallery and The New Art Gallery Walsall providing international stages.


Nigel Spots In Evesham 

10 Sep

Nigel is first to admit his spelling isn’t that hot …… …… but when he spotted this poster in the park last week he couldn’t help doing a double take …..


West Midlands Mayor Andy Street visits Light House 

7 Sep

Mayor Andy Street listens to Light House CEO Kelly Jeffs, Technical Manager Jas Kapur and customers 7 Sept 2018 PRESS RELEASE     ANDY STREET VISITS THREATENED CITY CENTRE VENUE Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street, visited Wolverhampton this ...


Exhibit your work at Deaffest 2019 

5 Sep

The UK’s leading Deaf-led Film & Arts Festival Deaffest is looking for deaf artists and photographers to exhibit their creative work at our 13th Festival.


Kicking off our new season with rehearsals for a major concert 

3 Sep

We hope all our members and regular audience have had a good summer.


An evening in The Bell 

3 Sep

This was pub No.


Dreadnought by Robert K Massie 

3 Sep

This book is book is basically my old A-Level History course.


Radiating Vitamin C 

3 Sep

It has to be said that the abundant abundance of blackberries along our road in and out of town has not gone past Nigel.


Well ….. We’re Here ….. 

1 Sep

We promised at the end of July to be here on September 1st …… so here we are …… but where on earth did August go? It just seemed to disappear in among all those wonderful, heady, swelteringly hot school holiday days, spent largely at the ...


Film Poster Event 

31 Aug

We have a catalogue of hundreds of film posters in our vaults and we’d like to offer customers the chance to take one home in return for a donation of £5 to our charity to help #SaveLightHouse on Sunday 16th September, 2.30 – 4.30pm.


Sign up for Deaffest e-newsletters 

30 Aug

Want us to email you the latest news from Deaffest? You can keep up to date and not miss out on anything! [Maybe be clearer what you will send – compile a paragraph etc] You can enter your email address at this web address: http://eepurl.


Deaffest 2019 

29 Aug

  Deaffest 2019 will be returning to Wolverhampton, UK from the Friday 17th to Sunday 19th May 2019, with the theme: ‘Share Your Story’.


A bus stop in Oldham 

27 Aug

That’s one of the chants the Walsall away supporters made about Rochdale which me chuckle somewhat as this is the first away game I’ve been to with Walsall since 2014 when we saw Shrewsbury in the FA Cup.


Festival Festivities 2018: This was all carefully planned, but that doesn’t seem to have made any f’n difference (Lunar) 

25 Aug

Lunar Festival , at the Umberslade Farm Park in posh Tanworth-In-Arden.


News Release: ‘Share Your Story’ at Deaffest 2019 

23 Aug

Theme revealed for Deaffest 2019 – celebrate the storytelling tradition.


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The Magic Money Tree 

25 Sep

the latest video by Musicians Union delegate to Wolverhampton TUC, Tim Martin...


Emma debates introducing proxy votes for MPs who become new parents 

13 Sep

Today, I spoke in Parliament about introducing proxy votes for MPs who become new parents.


Emma Reynolds asks people to join organ donation register and to tell their families about their wishes 

9 Sep

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, is asking people already on the register in Wolverhampton to talk to their family about organ donation and make it clear if they want to save lives.


Emma Reynolds joins GMB protest against Amazon for poor working conditions 

7 Sep

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, yesterday joined a protest at Amazon’s major Rugeley depot in the West Midlands to highlight serious examples of poor working conditions.


Emma calls for compensation for Paulette Wilson and other members of the Windrush generation 

4 Sep

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has renewed her call on the government to compensate her constituent Paulette Wilson and the many other members of the Windrush generation who were treated in the most appalling and inhumane way ...


Worcester anti fascist event 

31 Aug

Join the rally 4 tolerance against ANOTHER attempt (this time a "national event") of the EDL/Far-right to spread their message of hate in Worcester.


Emma sends her best wishes to everyone taking part in Sunday’s Half-Marathon events 

30 Aug

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East is sending her best wishes to all the participants in Sunday’s Half-Marathon races.


Emma criticises YouGov poll which labelled Wolverhampton the second worst city in the country. 

21 Aug

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East has today criticised the findings of a YouGov poll which labelled Wolverhampton the second worst city in the country.


Emma welcomes government takeover of HMP Birmingham but says serious questions remain 

20 Aug

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East has welcomed the news that the government is to take over management of HMP Birmingham.


Emma calls on government to ban the sale of zombie knives 

16 Aug

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East and Pat McFadden MP, have recently written to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, to urge the government to ban the sale of so-called “zombie knifes” that people can still purchase legally and that are...


Emma calls on government for more resources to tackle crime 

8 Aug

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East has expressed her support for the Express and Star who have conducted a crime survey.


Emma marks World Breast Feeding Week 

1 Aug

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, is supporting World Breastfeeding Week, which this year begins on Wednesday 1 August.


Emma meets with Transport Minister to lobby for Stafford Road safety improvements 

31 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, met with Transport Minister, Jesse Norman in the Department of Transport to raise concerns about the Stafford Road after a spate of recent accidents, including a serious collision that resulted ...


Emma joins calls for the Hunting Act to be strengthened to stop wildlife being killed 

26 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has signed a petition calling for hunting legislation to be strengthened, amid growing concerns that British wildlife is still being targeted due to loopholes in the law.


Emma visits Low Hill Community Hub and Play and Stay 

23 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, paid a visit to Low Hill Community Hub to meet with volunteers and users.


Emma supports the role of local pharmacies in improving patients’ health 

19 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, attended a pharmacy briefing in parliament to show her support for local pharmacies.


Emma celebrates annual Black Country Day 

16 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, celebrated Black Country Day this weekend.


Emma visits Wolverhampton Festival of Food and Drink which sees attendance increase to over 25,000 

13 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited the City of Wolverhampton Festival of Food and Drink which was attended by over 25,000 – up by almost 7,000 people on the inaugural event last year.


Emma congratulates all the volunteers involved in Wednesfield in Bloom 2018 

13 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited Wednesfield to support Wednesfield in Bloom during the day that Heart of England in Bloom judges were there.


Emma visits Wednesfield in Bloom to congratulate the many volunteers involved 

10 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has visited Wednesfield to see this year’s display and to meet with volunteers.


Emma celebrates 70th anniversary of NHS and criticises Tory government’s record of failure 

5 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS on Thursday 5 July.


Emma visited Wednesfield High School and Corpus Christi Primary School 

3 Jul

Last week Emma visited two schools in her constituency.


Emma welcome Anil Sharma from Leonard Cheshire to his week of work experience 

2 Jul

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for  Wolverhampton North East, has welcomed local resident, Anil Sharma, who is carrying out work experience with his local MP.


Emma is supporting Armed Forces Day this Saturday and encouraging others to do so 

29 Jun

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East wants people to help commemorate Armed Forces Day.


UCU REPS SUMMER ROTA 2018 

28 Jun

2/7 W.


Taxi drivers’ protest 

28 Jun

Wolverhampton disruption expected as taxi drivers protest WHAT: Taxi drivers to protest at Wolverhampton council over Uber licensing WHERE: Civic Centre, North Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1RD WHEN: Thursday 28 June 12:00 – 14:00 Taxi drivers from ...


Emma urges government to end business uncertainty over Brexit 

27 Jun

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has called on the government to provide clarity over its Brexit plans to end the damaging uncertainty being caused to businesses in Wolverhampton across the UK.


Emma votes against Heathrow expansion after government admits it will mean fewer flights from Birmingham 

26 Jun

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has voted against government plans to expand Heathrow after the Transport Secretary admitted – and the government’s own figures showed – that there will be fewer flights to Birmingham ...


Emma attends Wolverhampton exhibition as part of Windrush Day celebrations 

22 Jun

On the occasion of Windrush Day, Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East attended the Windrush 70 exhibition at Wolverhampton Art Gallery to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks – ...


Emma questions Minister over the costs of what is termed affordable rents 

19 Jun

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East has questioned the government over affordable rents and the lack of affordable social housing.


Emma is hosting the Jo Cox ‘Great Get Together’ Friday, 22 June, 3 – 5pm 

19 Jun

On Friday, 22 June, Emma is urging the community to come together to celebrate the life of Jo Cox by attending her ‘Great Get Together Tea Party’ she is holding at her constituency office.


Emma supports ‘Go Run For Fun’ Great School Run encouraging primary school children to take up sport 

15 Jun

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, went along to celebrate the collective achievements of pupils from across the city who were taking part in ‘Go Run For Free’.


Emma sends her best wishes to those celebrating Eid al-Fitr 

14 Jun

Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East has sent her best wishes to Muslims across the world marking the end of Ramadan.


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Night Of The Living Dead 

25 Sep

Specially remastered and featuring bonus content, join us for the 50th anniversary of this classic film.


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24 Sep

It’s that time of year again! As the nights draw in, the classic horrors come out at Light House.


Jack and The Beans Talk (Afternoon Showing 2pm) 

24 Sep

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Jack and The Beans Talk 

24 Sep

Was it a dream or did I hear a talking bean? Jack lives on a small farm with his mum and very little to eat.


Open Minds 

24 Sep

Join us in the gallery for an informal get-together and opportunity for men of all ages and backgrounds to discuss mental health and other topics openly and honestly.


Terms and Conditions 

18 Sep

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.


Free cinema tickets at Light House 

18 Sep

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October Half Term 

17 Sep

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Evil Dead 2 

15 Sep

Ash Williams once again is battling horrifying demons at a secluded cabin in the woods.


The Evil Dead 

15 Sep

Ash Williams, his girlfriend and three pals hike into the woods to a cabin for a fun night away.


The Witch 

15 Sep

In 1630 New England, panic and despair envelops a farmer, his wife and their children when younger son Samuel vanishes.


Bohemian Rhapsody 

15 Sep

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury.


The Hate U Give 

15 Sep

Starr Carter witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalli at the hands of a police officer.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show 

15 Sep

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15 Sep

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Saint Raymond 

11 Sep

Saint Raymond (aka 23-year-old Callum Burrows) combines the uniquely British idiosyncratic energy of Foals with the arena-sized appeal of Vampire Weekend.


Portrait Head Course 

10 Sep

Portrait Head Course starting next week Monday 17th September.


Fun Palace Wolverhampton 

10 Sep

Fun Palace is both an ongoing campaign for culture at the heart of every community, and an annual weekend of action – arts, science, craft events and activities – run by and for local communities.


Exhibition: There Has To Be Something More Than This 

8 Sep

A new exhibition opens in the Main Gallery and will be on show throughout September.


Cliff Richard Live: 60th Anniversary Tour 

7 Sep

103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts.


National Theatre Live: Allelujah! 

7 Sep

Alan Bennett’s sharp and hilarious new play is ‘just what the doctor ordered’ ( Daily Telegraph ).


MGC Presents: Red 

7 Sep

Under the watchful gaze of his young assistant, and the threatening presence of a new generation of artists, Mark Rothko takes on his greatest challenge yet: to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.


West Midlands Mayor Andy Street visits Light House 

7 Sep

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Arts Week 

6 Sep

NAC’s Arts week was a massive success with sold out workshops in Dance, Drama, sculpture, story-telling, and art.


Funny Girl – The Musical 

5 Sep

Following its record-breaking, sell-out run in London’s West End and national tour, the critically-acclaimed musical  Funny Girl  comes to a cinema near you, featuring Sheridan Smith in “an unforgettable star turn” (The Times).


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