Happy Birthday to Us!

01.04.19

1 April 2019 remarkably marks 20 years for the company. We’ve seen a lot of changes in the world of marketing during that time but our passion for connecting the arts with audiences hasn’t changed. During that time, we’ve reside...

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The Cogency wins Best in Book at the Creative Review Annual 2017

08.05.17

We're thrilled to announce that The Cogency has won Best in Book at the Creative Review Annual 2017, in the 'experiential' category. The award recognises our work on We're here because we're here, created and conceived by Jeremy Deller and commiss...

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Q&A with Cathy and Janice, Directors of The Cogency

07.04.17

Cathy and Janice, our two Directors, share their memories of the past eighteen years, plus their inspirations and highlights, in this Q&A.   What inspired you to found The Cogency? Cathy: The idea to start The Cogency was sparked by a ...

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The Cogency turns eighteen!

05.04.17

The Cogency was founded in April 1999, so we are now officially eighteen. We celebrated with cake, candles, and more cake! We also sent a little surprise to a few of our favourite people... it was great to see you all #celebratewithTheCogency!

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The Cogency are a multi-award winning agency

16.12.16

We’re award winners! Again! In addition to the five Drum Dream Awards we won back in October for our work with client 14-18 NOW for we’re here because we’re here, we have subsequently won two awards at the Digital Impact Awards a...

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cogency where are they now

The Cogency welcomes new staff

17.11.16

We welcome two new members of staff to The Cogency team this month. Lauren Brown, our new Marketing Assistant joins us in December from her role at a marketing agency in Newbury. Lauren has also worked at the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A...

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We’re an award-winning agency

12.10.16

We’re thrilled to announce that The Cogency are award winners! We were nominated for 5 Drum Dream Awards in their Creative and Strategy categories for our work with 14-18 NOW’s 'we’re here because we’re here' – a publ...

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The Drum Dream Awards and Digital Impact Awards

Award Nominations

09.09.16

We are delighted that The Cogency has been nominated for 7 marketing awards for our work with 14-18 NOW. The nominations are for 'we’re here because we’re here' - the public artwork by Jeremy Deller with Rufus Norris that made such a p...

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MIF Save the Date postcard

MIF17

19.08.16

It’s that time again. We’re gearing up for the next Manchester International Festival. It’s #6 and the first one with new artistic director, John McGrath. The Cogency has had the very great pleasure of working on every Festival s...

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#wearehere

01.07.16

We’re proud to have been part of we’re here because we’re here a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The event was commissioned by our client 14-18 NOW and conceived and created by Turner Prize-winn...

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Salisbury Cathedral from teh Meadows at Oriel y Parc

Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows on show at Oriel y Parc

23.03.16

The next leg of the Aspire tour has begun with the opening of Oriel y Parc's exhibition of Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows. Set in Wales’ coastal national park the painting will be accompanied by other works by Constab...

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People Show

People Show's 50th year

21.03.16

'Theater without People Show would be like music without rock ‘n roll' Sam Shepard, 2013 Having worked with them on their Hands Off / Fallout double bill at Toynbee Studios in 2014, we are now working with People Show on their communication...

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Nina Forever

The Blaine Brothers' new film Nina Forever screens from Monday

11.02.16

This week we invite you to help support our friends The Blaine Brothers. We’ve worked with Chris and Ben for over 10 years on projects for numerous clients including Somerset House, Without Walls, 14-18 NOW and Norfolk & Norwich Festival...

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Our support of the 14-18 NOW 2016 season launch

05.02.16

Last month, our major project 14-18 NOW announced its 2016 season to a fantastic response. As the marketing consultants, our role for the day of the launch was to develop and play out the digital campaign, this included live streaming the launch v...

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Who Are You? (Directed by the Blaine Brothers

Another successful Skate at Somerset House season

11.01.16

After another successful season of Skate at Somerset House, it’s time to put the skates away until November. New for this year’s campaign, we commissioned the award-winning Blaine Brothers (Nina Forever) to make a short film set at Sk...

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The Cogency welcomes two new members of the team

23.12.15

In December, we welcomed Kathryn Winter to the team as our new Head of Digital. Kathryn will lead on strategy development & implementation of digital and social projects. We are also delighted that Selina Ocean will re-join the team in J...

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Le Patin Libre, phot by Alicia Clarke

Our new sting for Le Patin Libre

18.12.15

We are working on the campaign for Canadian ice dance quintet extraordinaire, Le Patin Libre, whose show Vertical will be taking place on Somerset House’s ice rink 12-16 January. We recently finished producing this short sting (with filmmak...

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Weeping Window poppies sculpture installed in Liverpool

Poppies: Weeping Window launched in Liverpool

13.11.15

Last week we launched the installation of the sculpture Weeping Window at St. Georges Hall, Liverpool, as part of our work as Marketing Consultants for the 14-18 NOW Poppies tour. The installation opened to coincide with Remembrance Sunday & A...

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NEW Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut trailer released

23.06.15

Internationally renowned Hofesh Shechter Company have just released the NEW official trailer Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut. Bringing the atmosphere of a rock gig, and brimming with gritty and emotional complexity, this extraordi...

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John Constable, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831

Happy birthday John Constable

11.06.15

11th June marks the birthday of British landscape artist John Constable. As part of the celebrations, the second phase of the display of Constable’s 6-foot masterpiece Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows (1831) opens at Ipswich’s Chr...

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We are voting again for Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

19.05.15

Has it really been 11 years? Last year we celebrated 10 years of Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House. This August, THE finest outdoor cinema returns for its 11th season with 14 nights of classic, cult and contemporary films including 3 premiere...

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Hofesh Shechter Company’s London season #HOFEST

19.05.15

Last month our new client, internationally renowned Hofesh Shechter Company announced #HOFEST, a four week long season of work presented across London, celebrating the diversity of the company’s work and artistic partnerships, presented in f...

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David Byrne's Meltdown. Photo by Danny North

David Byrne's Meltdown

06.05.15

The Cogency are leading the marketing campaign for this year’s Meltdown festival at Southbank Centre, curated by David Byrne. The first wave of this year’s confirmed Meltdown acts have recently been announced and go on sale this Frida...

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PICK ME UP

PICK ME UP Graphic Arts Festival

29.04.15

Last week, The Cogency were invited to attend the preview of PICK ME UP Graphic Arts Festival at Somerset House featuring some of the best of new illustration, graphic design and other related disciplines. Check out the image gallery to see some ...

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Memories of 1914, Royal de Luxe, 2014

15 x 15

17.03.15

In 2014 we were very proud to be the Marketing Consultants for 14-18 NOW, the official, UK-wide, cultural programme to mark the centenary of the First World War. The Cogency developed the marketing strategy for season 1, which included commission...

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