Following the success of Decipher, we're in the early planning stages of our next exhibition. We will be a part of a multi-discipline show, exhibiting works from various creative media courses that are ending this year.

The venue choice has yet to be made as several options are being looked at, all offering something a little different. Regardless of our choice, we're planning something big, something awesome, something... needing money.

There are about 80 of us involved in this and each person will be contributing to the costs but we're going to need additional funds to ensure this works well.

We're not a charity but we are students, so our own finances are somewhat stretched. If anyone reading this is supportive of the arts, we would appreciate donations in any form. This could be monetary, sponsorship, goods that can be auctioned/sold (signed/framed prints, postcards, original art pieces) or even a mere suggestion on how we can raise funds with our creativity.

If you cannot help us yourselves, you may know of someone that can. In this case, please share this blog or ask that they contact us via Twitter(@togaedere) or Facebook(.com/TogaedereCollective) or e-mail (

All help appreciated in abundance!

Not long for us now... 8 days until launch night. Are we ready? We think so. Are we excited? Definitely.

The posters and flyers have arrived and are looking tip-top - a job well done by MuPrint. Now for the marketing team to use their charms and get them into all the hip-happening top spots in Manchester's creative Northern Quarter. If you happen to see one, tweet the location to @togaedere and take a photo, if you feel inclined (we like photos).

There's always the niggling feeling that something hasn't been done, or even considered, but we're mostly sure that everything is in order. Just a few more days of grafting, planning the little details that will make it great and hoping that we pull it off! First time nerves, of course we'll pull it off.

Not much more to say for now. We're busy sharing our news over on the Twittersphere, so feel free to join us there for sneak previews of work to be shown at the exhibition and "behind the scene" pics... they should raise a smile or two!