Pages Of The Sea

07.01.19

On 11 November 2018, tens of thousands of people joined Danny Boyle for Pages of the Sea to say thank you and goodbye to the millions who left their shores during the First World War, many never to return. Across the UK and Ireland communities gat...

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PROCESSIONS 2018

13.06.18

On 10 June 2018, we were at PROCESSIONS, as part of our work for 14-18 NOW. This UK-wide, mass participatory artwork celebrating 100 years of votes for women saw tens of thousands of women take to the streets in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Lon...

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Launching 14-18 NOW’s 2018 season

15.02.18

On 22 January 2018, we were at BAFTA launching 14-18 NOW’s 2018 season of extraordinary arts events. Marking the centenary of Armistice, their final season features brand new artworks by some of the world’s leading artists. Key Result...

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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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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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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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Le Patin Libre skating

Le Patin Libre: our latest project with Somerset House hits the ice

20.11.15

We were treated to a short performance by the fabulous Le Patin Libre at the opening of Skate at Somerset House last week. The award-winning Canadian figure-skating quintet hit the ice to entertain guests at this year’s launch party. We lov...

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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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Dazzle It app

The Cogency launches new app Dazzle It

08.09.15

Today The Cogency launches its very first app for client 14-18 NOW, working alongside digital PR agency Hot Cherry. Developed by Corporation Pop, Dazzle It uses cutting-edge technology that allows you to remix work by contemporary artists includin...

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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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Manchester International Festival - Kenneth Brannagh's Macbeth

15 x 14

06.03.15

This penultimate post showcasing 15 years of The Cogency takes us to the year 2013 and our work for Manchester International Festival (MIF), a world class festival of new and pioneering commissions. The Cogency has worked on every festival since i...

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David Byrne's Meltdown

David Byrne's Meltdown

13.02.15

We are delighted to be working with the Southbank Centre’s marketing team on this year’s Meltdown, which will be curated by David Bryne, following in the footsteps of previous directors including Jarvis Cocker, Patti Smith, David Bowie...

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World Stages London

15 x 13

09.02.15

Our year-long retrospective of blog posts covering 15 years of the Cogency is nearing an end. The 13th post sends us to that momentous year, 2012, when we worked as Marketing Consultants for World Stages London.  World Stages London was...

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John Constable, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows 1831

Aspire

03.02.15

We have just started work as the marketing and audience development consultants on Aspire, a new partnership made up of National Museum Wales, the National Galleries of Scotland, Colchester and Ipswich Museums, Salisbury & South Wiltshire Muse...

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