Bealtaine at Home

Online, Saturday 1st May - Monday 31st May

Bealtaine Festival at Home – Age & Opportunity's national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic  Bealtaine is again coming to you, at home! They're continuing the celebration by adding events, videos, and resources to their website. Check in with them regularly for updates.

Established in 1995, Bealtaine is one of Ireland’s largest co-operative festival and the world’s first national celebration of creativity in older age. The Festival has inspired a number of international festivals including Luminate in Scotland, Gwanwyn in Wales, the Age of Creativity in England, and others across the world.

Bealtaine takes place each May for the entire month.  The ancient festival of Bealtaine or Beltane (held on May 1), marked the midway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, and heralded the start of summer. The word Bealtaine is still used in the Irish language and translates as the month of May.

The Festival brings together 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 for all older people.


Date:
Saturday 1st May - Monday 31st May
Time:
Varies
Price:
Free

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