The Big Veg Takedown

The Spark Arts for Children and 154 Collective present:

The Big Veg Takedown

The Online Adventures of Walter Lemonface

An animated, interactive story where you decide what happens next!

Join brave explorer Walter Lemonface on a new animated adventure full of colourful characters, mysterious happenings… and lots of lemony goodness!

The Big Veg Takedown is a new, innovative project where artists, children and families all work together to create an exciting animated story through digital collaboration.  For children aged 5+.

Episodes will be produced from the homes of 154Collective artists; Fabric Lenny (artist and animator), Dan Mallaghan (writer and storyteller) and Nick Lewis (musician), and provide an opportunity for you to suggest what happens next. 

Each new episode will appear on this page on the dates below

Epsiode 1

What happens next?  We need your ideas, designs and sounds to make Episode 2 - so  watch till the end and let us know what you think Walter might see, hear and wear… tag us @NottsLibraries on  Facebook  or Twitter  using  #bigvegtakedown or  you can email

Make a Veg Warrior or Dress a Lemon!

Use the template below to create your own Vegetable Warrior or maybe get creative and Dress a Lemon inspired by Walter's adventures.

Download the pdf below to make a Veg Warrior

Can you dress a lemon?

Episode 2 Wednesday 8 July 2020, 2pm

Episode 3 Wednesday 22 July 2020, 2pm

Episode 4 Wednesday 5 August 2020, 2pm

Episodes will be accompanied by a series of creative activities to unleash the imagination.

The Big Veg Takedown has been commissioned for the Among Ideal Friends consortium, supported by Arts Council England

About 154Collective

154Collective an international, multi art form group, including performers, painters, writers, photographers, animators, dancers and musicians. With collaboration at their heart, they seek to tell stories from unusual and fun perspectives using an array of art forms and approaches including: theatre, exhibition, publications, music, live projections and public art.

About the Among Ideal Friends consortium
Among Ideal Friends is a touring performance project developed by The Spark Arts for Children in partnership with Libraries in the East Midlands. Working together to deliver high quality family theatre performances and workshop activities, for children, families and schools.

The consortium is a partnership between, The Spark Arts for Children, Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council, Rutland County Council, Nottingham City Council and Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries.