15 x 8


Continuing our year-long look back at projects from the past 15 years, we find ourselves in the year 2007, when we worked for the first time with Create KX on Arrivals, a festival celebrating the re-opening of St. Pancras International station. W...

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Film4 Summer Screen

15 x 7


After a brief summer break, we continue our look back over the last fifteen years of The Cogency. Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, and we have worked on every season since its inaugural year, when it ...

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spectra, Ryoji Ikeda, 2014.  View from Primrose Hill.  image credit - Thierry Bal

Ryoji Ikeda's spectra


We are very excited we can now announce Ryoji Ikeda's spectra (pictured) as part of LIGHTS OUT. A column of monumental light emanating from forty-nine static high-powered searchlights, it is visible across London by simply looking up to the sky. ...

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Summer Screen Prints: Film Poster Exhibition at Somerset House


Launched last week, Summer Screen Prints: Film Poster Exhibiton at Somerset House is your chance to buy limited-edition prints inspired by each film shown at Film4 Summer Screen. Back for a second year, Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House has c...

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The Cogency turn their LIGHTS OUT

We’re turning our #LIGHTSOUT


We will be turning our #LIGHTSOUT on 4 August from 10pm to 11pm as part of 14-18 NOW's UK-wide event, LIGHTS OUT for which we are the dedicated marketing team. To mark the moment Great Britain entered the First World War, everyone in the UK is in...

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DAZZLE SHIP London, Tobias Rehberger, 2014. Image credit - David Kew

Dazzle Ship London is open


Don’t miss the new makeover of HMS President (1918) on the Thames, part of 14-18 NOW with whom we are working with as Marketing Consultants.German artist Tobias Rehberger has wrapped HMS President (1918) in a striking new artwork, a contempo...

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LIGHTS OUT launches


‘The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime’ Sir Edward Grey, British Foreign Secretary, August 1914 Yesterday saw the launch of LIGHTS OUT, a major UK-wide 14-18 NOW project and mini-site...

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Skate at Somerset House

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2004 was the first year that The Cogency delivered the marketing for Skate at Somerset House (including working with Peter Saville Studio on the design above), a project we are proud to still be working on. Skate began in 2000, and is still the or...

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Part 4: Where are they now?


For the fourth instalment of interviewettes with previous staff we caught up with Marcel Jenkins, bookkeeper extraordinaire, Olympic Torchbearer, and a truly lovely and missed presence in the office. - How long / when you worked at The Cogency an...

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We are delighted to announce that we are working with Manchester International Festival on their next Festival which takes place in the summer of 2015 - Thu 2 to Sun 19 July. The Cogency has a long association with the Festival having worked on th...

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15 x 5 The Cogency tate & egg

15 x 5


In 2003, we worked with Tate & online bank egg, to deliver the marketing for Tate & egg live, the first time live events had been seen in Tate’s iconic Turbine Hall. Programmed by Alex Poots and Jenny Waldman, season highlights inclu...

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15 x 4 The Cogency Greenwich Dance

15 x 4


For our fourth post looking back at 15 years of projects, we look back to Greenwich Dance, whom we worked with for eleven years. Our work started with an audit of the organisation’s marketing, press and PR activity, including a review of st...

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We have had a busy few weeks in advance of announcing this year’s programme for Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House today. Unbelievably it is the 10th anniversary of the event. To mark the occasion we have been working with Organic Market...

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15 x 3 The Cogency Only Connect

15 x 3


The third of our posts looking back over our 15 year history, takes us to 2001 and one of our many projects with the Barbican. Only Connect, programmed in consultation with Alex Poots, brought together film and music, visual art, theatre and digi...

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15 x 2


The second of our posts looking back over 15 years of The Cogency takes us back to the year 2000 – the year of the millennium and our second year. It was also the start of a long running and fruitful relationship with the Contemporary Music ...

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15 x 1


Welcome to the first in a series of 15 blog posts about 15 years of The Cogency. We’re looking right back to the beginning to our very first project – Ronnie Scott’s 40th anniversary. The Cogency handled the marketing for the 40...

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14-18 Now launch

14-18 NOW Launches


The Cogency office has been buzzing lately, in preparation for the 14-18 NOW launch which took place this morning on HMS President. Jenny Waldman, Director of 14-18 NOW introduced the programme, which is commissioning artists to create new work r...

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14-18 NOW


We are delighted to be the Marketing Consultants for 14-18 NOW WW1 Centenary Art Commissions. 14–18 NOW is commissioning leading artists to create new work as part of the UK’s First World War centenary commemorations. The full programm...

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The Nine O’Clock Slot opens


We are working with ice&fire for the first time, a theatre company who explore human rights issues. Their new immersive theatre project, The Nine O’Clock Slot, uses the rapidly rising numbers of so called ‘paupers' funerals’...

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Dance, dance, contemporary dance


Many of our recent projects have included work for some of the leading names and emerging new stars of contemporary dance. We have recently worked with past clients Shobana Jeyasingh Dance on their 25th Birthday commission Strange Blooms and Siob...

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Clean Break’s Pests


As part of our current work on Clean Break’s commission Pests, a co-production with Royal Exchange Theatre and Royal Court Theatre, we collaborated with Impact Marketing to create a trailer for use across the tour marketing campaign. This wa...

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The Miners’ Hymns, the Barbican 9 March


5 Stars ‘…a work as unclassifiable as it is unforgettable.’ The Observer We recently finished working with Forma on The Miners’ Hymns. Timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Miners’ Strike, it is a trib...

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