We create impactful experiences, events and PR

We are a unique, forward-thinking PR, Social & Experiential Events Agency

We are a small but mighty team of creative experts under one roof. Our combined 20 years’ experience delivering innovative campaigns across retail, hospitality and leisure has been fuelled by our inherent passion for creativity and hands on approach to ensure our clients receive the most cost effective and measurable campaigns with maximum impact.

What we do best…

Creative PR

We harness our passion for fearless creativity to develop and deliver high-impact media relations campaigns for our national & global leisure brands, independents, entrepreneurs and everything in-between.

Our experienced in-house team will work to any brief; from creating innovative PR campaigns that cut through today’s noisy media space, to writing engaging material utilising our in-house copywriters. We ensure that your company’s brand message and values are communicated with maximum effect to help build, maintain and grow businesses.

Events

With over 20 years of experience, we are famous for creating incredible events; from intimate private parties to large corporate gatherings, retail events, fashion shows to bar and restaurant launches.

We’ll bring your experience to life no matter how small or big your budget with our PGHL flair. We can supply any element of a live event from set design, staffing, entertainment, bars, catering through to full production, giving you the most creative solutions at unrivalled value for money.

Brand Ambassadors & Experiential Marketing

As consumer demand for interaction with brands becomes even more paramount, we’ve supported our clients on a range of unique experiential marketing campaigns alongside providing our very own in-house Brand Ambassadors and promotional staffing.

From large corporate brands to small independents, our services can be tailored from supplying a sole Brand Ambassador to a fully designed and managed experiential roadshow campaign with multiple promotional staff nationwide.

Social Media & Influencer Marketing

As Social Media & Influencer Marketing becomes even more powerful as part of the new age marketing mix, we create engaging Social Media content strategies across all social platforms to support in achieving your overall business objectives, grow your following, increase engagement and achieve measurable results.

We work closely with a number of local and national influencers and have personal columns in numerous publications which sets us apart from other agencies.

Creative Services

We work closely with a direct team of specialist creatives and set designers that bring our clients campaigns to life by delivering live experiences that connect, engage and influence your audience.

From event branding and prop creation through to set design and bespoke built experiential solutions, our experienced team will translate your company values and campaign objectives into innovative concepts in the most cost-effective way.

It’s all about the gram

Our clients, past and present

Their expert planning and knowledge of our sector has created growth which we couldn’t have achieved without them.

Phil Lockwood, Hospitality Manager
Harvey Nichols, Leeds

Amazing ideas, paired with their energy and enthusiasm they are truly infectious.

Alicia Ferguson, Events Manager
LNER

Their efficiency and creativity made  my 30th Birthday truly memorable, my guests were blown away!

Hollie Butterfield
Private Client

Thanks for making the impossible event possible.

Olivia Parker, Marketing Manager
Mulberry

You smashed it guys, what an amazing event!

James Hill, Commercial Sales Manager
Diageo

Never fail to deliver, always professional and a joy to work with.

Anni Opong, Operations Director
Arc Inspirations

We’ve worked with PGHL for the last 5 year, their contacts and knowledge of is second to none. Would highly recommend for events and bespoke campaigns.

Jenny McPhee, Brand Director
The Alchemist

Meticulous and creative the PGHL team created a launch event with style and creativity and is still the talk of the town!

Rohin Dhand, CEO
Mayfair Group Investment Group Ltd

We loved working with the team at PGHL and were delighted with the calibre of guests in attendance. Their knowledge of the local market was invaluable to us and their assistance in event planning was smooth, timely and exceeded our brief.

Sam Mullen, Leisure Director
Quintessentially Travel

We're a small but mighty team...

Jordan Odu

PR & Social Media Director

Jordan was the original founder of Pink Gorilla over 10 years ago. Joining forces with Deborah at Hairy Lemon in 2012, together they have created one of the most reputable PR & Events agencies in the North of England. Jordan heads up our leisure division, specialising in PR & Promotions and has been involved in numerous award-winning social media campaigns.

Deborah De Vittoris

Creative Director & Head of Events

Since the launch of Hairy Lemon in 1999, Deborah has staged every type of event. Her wealth of knowledge and experience in the events industry is second to none; from award ceremonies, corporate themed events, weddings, private marquee events, fashion shows and celebrity filled bar and restaurant launches to name but a few, she has an enviable reputation of throwing the best events in the North and across the industry.

Whatever your needs, we look forward to hearing from you soon!