Where big ideas are born & bred.
We’re a full-service creative agency in Manchester that specialises in branding, digital experiences and multi-channel marketing and advertising campaigns.
We help brands all around the world engage with their audiences in meaningful and memorable ways at every touchpoint - physically, digitally & virtually.
PUMA & VERSUS
Game-changing content for PUMA and VERSUS.
A window of opportunity for Safestyle.
Giving PizzaExpress a slice of AR action.
Big Fang Collective
Taking Golf Fang to a hole new level.
Whatever the challenge and wherever the audience. We come up with big ideas that guarantee brands find a place in people’s heads, hands & hearts.
Brands can be tricky things, but when done right, they define a business in the blink of an eye. Whether we're creating one from scratch or giving it a bit of TLC so it can live up to its full potential, we help brands to understand what they stand for and how to stand out.Read more
- Brand Strategy
- Brand Identity
- Brand Design
- Brand Guidelines
Websites & Apps
The digital world doesn't stand still, and it can be hard to keep up. Especially as people become more and more digitally savvy (don't get us started on ad blockers). Our mantra is simple though - build websites and apps that work for people and the results will follow. It's one that's stood us in good stead.Read more
- UX & UI Design
- Software & Digital Product Development
- Hosting & Maintenance
In a world of ever-changing trends and technology, great advertising today still comes down to one thing – big ideas. We’re an agency built on ideas, and our roots stretch all the way back to the birth of modern advertising, so you could say we're experts at creating ads that sell.Read more
- Radio & Audio
- Social & Digital
There's so much more to social media than just handing over your logins to the intern and hoping for the best. Doing social well demands serious strategy, savvy insight and significant time and resources. Most importantly, it has to be completely tailored to your audience to ensure it's relevant and relatable across every channel. But when it's firing on all cylinders, social can deliver truly astonishing results.Read more
- Social Strategy
- Social Content
- Channel & Community Management
- Social Training
- Paid Social
With new trends and technology revolutionising digital marketing almost every day, there's no wonder it can all seem a bit scary. But brands that aren't tapping into channels like PPC to drive sales and lead generation are really missing out. We work with these brands to help them harness the power of data analytics, performance-driven websites and targeted advertising to deliver results.Read more
In the right hands, content marketing can be a powerful tool. It nurtures relationships with audiences and builds a bond with them that goes beyond sales. We take a dynamic approach to content marketing, combining intelligent strategy with creative and production know-how to quickly turn consumers of content into consumers of your product or service.Read more
- Landing Pages & Microsites
- Infographics & Data Visualisation
- Whitepapers & E-Books
- Case Studies & Customer Stories
- Digital PR
When it comes to creating a truly immersive brand experience, VR, AR and 360° are worlds apart from anything else. We were the first creative agency in Manchester to offer VR and AR back in 2016, and have since produced immersive experiences that transport and transform for all sorts of clients. The possibilities really are endless.Read more
- 3D & CGI
All marketing, by its very nature, is experiential. But humans are touchy-feely, and often it's the physical experiences that leave the most lasting impression. We mastermind experiential marketing campaigns that connect brands with people, wherever those people might be. Shopping centres, high streets, bus stops. You name it, we've probably done it.Read more
- Events & Exhibitions
- Brand Activations
- Pop-up Stores
- Retail Installations
- VR & AR
Video & Motion Design
People just love a good story. And in a world dominated by moving image, the most compelling way for brands to tell stories is through video and motion design. From live action and 360° video to drone footage and animation, we've been producing engaging video and motion design work for decades.Read more
- Live Action
- Location & Studio
- 3D & CGI
We saw a number of agencies, but we found a perfect partner in Holdens. The immersion process into our brand challenges were thorough and insightful.
When we were presented with the creative solution, one word sprung to mind. Genius!
Manchester Metropolitan University Students' Union
I've worked with Holdens for the last few years and have tasked them with the branding and marketing of some of the UK's largest residential and student developments.
Their innovative and technological approach to property marketing has proved invaluable, they've helped us deliver on our key objectives and exceed our targets.
We find Ted and the gang to be exceptionally creative, efficient and cost-effective.
As a group, we view Holdens' as an extension of our in-house marketing teams working on all our media output, from brand concepts and guidelines to communication strategies, websites, print and outdoor.
Heritage Great Britain
The team at Holdens has delivered the goods - on time and way beyond our expectations. They've made the whole process of creation, launch and delivery easy.
The project has been a great success so far and we can't wait to carry on our exciting journey all over the world with the guys delivering on-point, quality content and campaigns for us. It's a heavenly partnership!
We wanted to approach the rebrand sensitively, making sure we retain the essence of what the original Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition has created and built up over the years, while also breathing a new lease of life into the attraction itself and the brand. We decided that Holdens was the agency to help us deliver this.
The new brand and website will ensure we are in the best position when we re-launch, appealing to and engaging with visitors from across the globe. For this new world-class visitor attraction, we needed a world-class brand to accompany it and we are delighted with the results.
We really wanted to do something different this Christmas at Golf Fang to give guests an experience they couldn’t get anywhere else.
The team at Holdens took our initial ideas on paper and turned them into a reality. It’s been a huge success and is something we’re looking to do more of in the future.
Big Fang Collective