Age & Opportunity

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 16 February 2021

For Care Settings:

The Arts & Creativity in Care Toolkit

Age & Opportunity is delighted to announce the publication of our Toolkit for Arts & Creativity in Care Settings: A practical guide to making the arts and creativity part of everyday life in a care setting.

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For Community Groups:

Bealtaine Hero Award

Age & Opportunity’s Bealtaine Festival wishes to recognise two innovative grass roots arts projects through the Bealtaine Hero Award. We invite applications from individuals and / or organisations who wish to create an exciting new online festival event which will be presented during the Bealtaine Festival 2021..

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Deadline: 2nd March 2021


For Artists:

Creative Ageing Writing Bursary

The Age & Opportunity inaugural Creative Ageing Writing Bursary aims to generate discussion, debate and knowledge about creative ageing in Ireland. The bursary is intended to afford time and space for an artist/ writer to reflect on their practice – the learnings, insights but also challenges they have faced. The writer/artist might also want to consider how they have approached working with older people and the learnings generated through that.

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Deadline: Friday 26th March


Bealtaine Festival 2021 – Registration is Open!

While we may still be fighting Covid-19, we want you to know that we’re busy preparing for an exciting new online Bealtaine 2021 and we need you to join us! The festival will take place online throughout the month of May, with a wide range of exciting activities that will be shared soon. Our new theme for 2021 is In(ter)dependence.

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Arts Programme Administrator | Age & Opportunity

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