Project//Bright - Help Light House Shine Online

by Light House in Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom

Project//Bright - Help Light House Shine Online
We did it
On 24th April 2019 we successfully raised £2,800 with 102 supporters in 42 days

What’s happening at Light House? WHO KNOWS! The website isn't working. We need a new one to clearly show who we are and what we do.

by Light House in Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom

A Bit About Light House

Light House is a registered charity, based in Wolverhampton's iconic Chubb Buildings. We have two cinema screens and show a range of independent and mainstream films as well as hosting talks and conferences as part of our charitable aim to promote an accessible film education for all. We also have a cafe and two gallery spaces and hold exhibitions by local and international artists, and host live music events, quizzes, and various social, health and well-being and educational groups.

Arts venues have to adapt to survive, and Light House offers the local community more than the latest films. We are home to groups with topics ranging from health to languages. There's even a kids' Play Café. You wouldn’t know this from our website without digging around. It shouldn’t be this hard to see what's available at Light House. We're going to change this, with your help.

Sounds what's the problem? 

2019 is the 10th anniversary of Light House’s current website. It's not an anniversary we want to celebrate. How many updates has it had since 2009? Not many. Light House has evolved in the last decade – we need a website that truly reflects what we do. Yes, films are important, but we’re much more than just a cinema.

On a good day, our current website shows our film listings. This isn’t enough. A new website will also reflect the groups that use our space, let people know what’s going on and how they can join in. Light House is a community hub, and a functioning website is a vital part of getting that message out.

What are we going to do about it?

An online presence is critical. A functioning online presence is even better, as it’s the first port of call for people wanting to find out about Light House. We have a great programme of films, but sometimes you can’t buy tickets online. We’re a registered charity, but our website doesn’t have an option to donate. We’ve got a café, but you can’t browse a menu before you come. A new website would fix all these issues and make everything much more accessible.

We want Light House’s website to be practical, stylish yet functional, like our landmark building in Wolverhampton. It’s frustrating trying to book tickets online but find you can't, or search on your phone then find the website isn’t mobile-friendly. Visitors leave disappointed. Light House loses customers when each ticket sale contributes to our future. We need to strengthen the message that we're a registered charity, dependent on footfall and donations. We can't do that with our current website. With your help, we can get that new website launched and really help Light House shine online. 


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£10 or more

£10 Reward

Donate £10 and receive a thank you on our existing website and the new one when we get it! In addition to this, pick a film poster from our vast archive. We've got hundreds to choose from!

£5 or more

£5 reward

Donate £5 and receive a personal thank you - both on our existing website and on the new one when we get it!

£50 or more

£50 Reward

Donate £50 and you'll get all of the above and two complimentary tickets to a screening of your choice from our main cinema programme.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

Donate £100 and receive all of the above, plus a joint Friends of Light House membership which gives you discounts on our main cinema programme for a whole year!

£500 or more

£500 donation

Donate £500 and you'll get all of the above, plus private use of our cinema for the screening of a film of your choice!* (*subject to availability)

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