Registration FAQ

If you have no option but to cancel your event please ensure you notify the Bealtaine Festival Team as early as possible, email kim.chew@ageandopportunity.ie.  You should also make every effort to notify your local community through as many means possible. 

There are lots of ways you can promote your event within your community. These include posters, local radio, local press, and simply by spreading the word. For further info see our event organiser resource page.

Yes, any organisation, individual, business, or community group can organise an event for Bealtaine.  Bealtaine is Ireland’s largest co-operative arts festival, and the hundreds of organisations who participate each year are the key reason that it is a success.  If you are organising an event for the first time you can visit the Resources section of our website and download our

If you would like to discuss your idea with us please give us a call or email us, we would love to hear about your plans and help to make your event a success.  

You can register your event for inclusion in the online listings until the start of the festival on 1st May.  To help you promote the event we advise that you register as early as possible. 

The deadline for event registration for inclusion in the Bealtaine printed brochure which is distributed nationwide to tourist offices, county councils, libraries, and various other national and cultural institutions is the 22nd February 2019.  However we cannot guarantee that all events registered by that date will be included, as space is limited.  In the case of a large number of event registrations we reserve the right to select events for inclusion so that we ensure a nationwide spread of venues/locations and a cross section of artforms.  

Yes, Age & Opportunity promotes the festival nationally and regionally through an integrated Advertising, Marketing and PR campaign. However the majority of our budget is spent on the programming of the festival itself, to ensure that we can offer a broad range of events in as many areas as possible.