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‘An Unrivalled Skill-Set’
Alison Brain
Head of Norfolk Music Education Hub

Welcome to Tom Appleton’s website.

Tom is an arts consultant, arts leader, presenter, performer, producer, educator, and network builder.

Tom’s work sees him active at the cross-section of arts and culture, health and well-being, community cohesion, education, heritage, and much more besides.

Tom Appleton smiling in a concert hall in Aldeburgh

Based in the East of England

Tom Appleton has worked across the globe with a variety of significant cultural, educational, heritage, and change-making organisations. 

These include the UK Government (DCMS and Department of Education), McKinsey and Co, the BBC Proms, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Music Education Hubs, Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations, National Youth Music Organisations, and Gramophone Music Magazine’s ‘World’s Best Choir’ – The Monteverdi Choir.


‘Place’ is important to Tom. How do the arts and culture sit in your place? How can they be used to unlock potential, drive growth, and improve both cohesion and health and wellbeing in your place?

Contact Tom here to see how he can help you, your people, and your place.