What's On in 2017

2017 is already set to be a goodie; there's masses to look forward to. Here are our family highlights:

Fantastic Mr Fox Lyric Hammersmith

Our reviewers were wowed by this glorious, joyous, funny new production. To 19 Feb at Lyric Hammersmith.

Magical Lantern Festival at Chiswick House

A magical Chinese visual extravaganza, in the grounds of Chiswick House. 19 Jan–26 Feb.

Imagine Children’s Festival at the Southbank

A fortnight of family fun and free performances at the Southbank Centre, 9–19 Feb.

The Moomins at Kew Gardens

The Moomins come to Kew Gardens this Easter 1–17 April

National Army Museum

The National Army Museum has been closed for years but is set to re-open this Spring. We can't wait!

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail

The spectacular new London museum opens Spring 2017

The Twits at Rose Theatre Kingston

Roald Dahl's classic comes to the Rose. Full of wicked tricks and mischievous monkeys. 5–16 April.

Royal Greenwich Tall Ships Festival 2017

Majestic tall ships take to the Thames 12–16 April 2017.

Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

Children will love the distinctive elongated figures in this major Giacometti exhibition at Tate Modern. 10 May–10 September.

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains

Introduce your kids to one of world's most iconic bands at this major retrospective. Opens 13 May.

The Wind in the Willows

Julian Fellowes' adaption of the Wind in the Willows comes to the London Palladium this summer. Opens 29 June.

The Summer of World Athletics at the Olympic Park

Get your tickets now for a sensational summer of sport in 2017! 14–23 July.

Oliver Twist at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Regents Park Open Air Theatre is a must for summer. New for 2017 is Oliver Twist for ages 6+. 17 July–5 August.

Harry Potter at the British Library

Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at The British Library in association with Bloomsbury. 20 Oct 2017–28 Feb 2018.