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.