PR and marketing consultancy in East Anglia

Sea Shell Communications is a public relations and marketing consultancy delivering practical solutions for clients wanting to improve their publicity. Based in Suffolk, we work with businesses and organisations worldwide.

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We provide these services:

We have built up a reputation for imaginative and creative strategies, plus a hands-on approach to getting things done. The result is a substantial increase in publicity for your campaign, product or service.

We can undertake all your marketing and PR requirements, or we can focus on particular areas. Need an event organising? An article, case study, press release or advertisement to be written? Is your website due for an overhaul? Or perhaps you have a presentation looming, and need assistance with the content and delivery?


About Cathy Shelbourne

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Sea Shell Communications was established in 2012 by Cathy Shelbourne, a PR and marketing professional who worked at Anglia Television for ten years, regularly appears on radio, and writes for national magazines and local papers. She particularly enjoys writing about travel and heritage, following the award of a Francis Mathew Stationers' Company Scholarship to Hong Kong.

She has also worked as a PR Consultant for companies and organisations in civil engineering, computing, conservation, education, haulage and removals, and public art, as well as organising one-off events as diverse as the nationwide launch of the government’s New Deal, to an international eco-boating conference, trade exhibition and public festival.

Cathy is a very experienced public speaker. She won the Toastmasters International Divisional Contest for best evaluator in 2010, and coaches individuals in presentation skills. See her top tips for success in job interviews in the Daily Mirror.

She is a regular guest speaker on board cruise ships, talking on maritime heroes such as Admiral Nelson and Captain William Bligh, and can be booked through the P & R Agency, or via this website. Cathy is a member of the Yachting Journalists' Association (YJA).

Featured Case Studies

Welcome to the Shotley Peninsula, Suffolk's most surprising destination

Whatever floats your boat, the Shotley Peninsula is the perfect place for a day out, or a week's holiday. And the new Guide for visitors highlights locally-produced food and drink, wonderful views and
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Listening to your intuition

"Intuition is an astute counsellor that nudges us forward in our lives," says The Spirited Entrepreneur John Reynard. He's organising a series of workshops to help entrepreneurs get rich spiritually.
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Cruise ship enrichment speaker

Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Oslo - the three main destinations for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' passengers and guest speaker Cathy Shelbourne on board Black Watch.
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Holiday accommodation in Montenegro

The 2018 season is upon us!
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"We selected Cathy as Media Consultant for the Cultural Olympiad Untrue Island project because she understood how we worked – and her track record in making things happen was exactly what was needed when so many diverse organisations were involved. In a very short space of time, she achieved wide-ranging media coverage, and raised the profile of the project considerably."

David Wright, Director, Commissions East

"I have worked with Cathy on a number of occasions in the past year and her work has been exceptional. Working to tight deadlines, Cathy has produced interesting and creative work. First class!"

James Davey, Chairman, Old Ipswichian Club



Contact Details

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For more information, use the online contact form, or contact Cathy Shelbourne at:

phone 07764 212451email cathy@seashellcommunications.co.ukskype Seashell915