Bealtaine is a month long festival in May featuring performances, exhibitions, discussions, workshops and readings by artists working in different art forms all over Ireland. Bealtaine Festival engages people from all over Ireland to foster and inspire creativity among older people and to promote the skills, experiences and exposure that can lead to a rich creative life. Bealtaine works on two parallel and interdependent strands: The in-house programme, curated by Age & Opportunity’s Arts team, aimed at addressing key strategic priorities. To find out about these events please click here. The national programme, made up of hundreds of events organised and curated locally by a wide variety of groups, to see all the dlr has to offer please click on 'Upcoming events' below.