Age & Opportunity presents the Bealtaine Gathering 2019

Brigid Geoghegan
Brigid Geoghegan • 14 November 2019

Age & Opportunity presents the Bealtaine Gathering 2019
Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
10.30am - 5.15pm

Our annual networking day for event organisers, partners and supporters takes place in a few short weeks. We especially hope that local Bealtaine organisers, groups and artists can come along, as well as those who work in libraries, arts offices or venues and are involved in running a Bealtaine programme. If you work in a care setting and are interested in organising Bealtaine events, please do join us too!

Overview of schedule

  • Age Against the Machine: Anatomy of a Festival -  David Slater, Artistic Director of Entelechy Arts, UK
  • Making Local Connections Melanie Scott, Arts Officer, Co. Tipperary
  • Planning your event top tipsIseult Byrne, CEO of Dublin City Culture Company
  • How other countries do it - Farrell Curran – Director of Age of Creativity Festival, England
  • Marketing your event top tips Anne Kearney, Communications Manager, Age & Opportunity
  • Open clinic – a chance to speak individually to our top tips givers about your own events
  • Talkin' bout my generation – artists and participants speak about their experience working on intergenerational projects.
  • The Bealtaine Evaluation - what you told us in 2019
  • The HomeChristopher Green, theatre maker (see this review of his recent immersive show HOME, set in a care setting)

Bealtaine Gathering 2019 Full Schedule
Bealtaine Gathering Speakers Biographies

Please note: change to booking system
This year we are doing things a little bit differently. In order to bring you a stimulating and inspiring event, with lunch and refreshments provided on site as part of your ticket, this year we are introducing a cover charge of €15 or €7 for concession tickets.




Bridget Deevy | Arts Programme Assistant Manager, Bealtaine Festival Manager | Age & Opportunity




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