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The Big Veg Takedown

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

Walter Lemonface and friends

The Online Adventures of Walter Lemonface

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 featuring live animation, music and storytelling for children aged 3+ and their grown-ups.

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

New episodes will be available every 2 weeks throughout the summer and shared below.

After watching each episode, send in your feedback to help decide what happens in the next one! You can do this by posting a comment on our Twitter or Facebook page, or by emailing within 4 days of the episode being screened to let us know what YOU think should happen next!

The Spark Arts will then pick out their favourite suggestions to feature in the next episode!

Each new episode will be produced from the homes of 154Collective artists Fabric Lenny (artist and animator), Dan Mallaghan (writer and storyteller) and Nick Lewis (musician).

As well as the animations, each episode will be accompanied by a series of creative activities to unleash the imagination.


Each episode will be launched at 2pm on these dates:

  • Episode 1:  
  • Episode 2: Coming Wednesday 8 July 2020 
  • Episode 3: Coming Wednesday 22 July 2020 
  • Episode 4: Coming Wednesday 5 August 2020 
  • Full story: Coming Wednesday 12 August 2020

Commissioned for the Among Ideal Friends consortium, supported by Arts Council England.

Walt also has his own Instagram account and can be found at @walterlemonface

As well as the animations, each episode will be accompanied by a series of creative activities to unleash the imagination!

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