Bryony May is the Deputy CEO for Age & Opportunity, the Irish national organisation that provides a range of opportunities for older people who want to get more involved in arts and culture, sport and physical activity, civic engagement and personal development. Age & Opportunity runs the annual Bealtaine Festival which is Ireland’s national celebration of the arts and creativity as we age.

Bryony has worked in and around the creative industries for nearly 30 years including managing a number of theatres, arts centres and gallery spaces. She has also worked with a wide range of voluntary, community, and professional arts groups across many art forms including music, theatre, visual arts, public art, literature, and festivals.

Bryony has a particular interest in rural arts and arts for older people.

She lives close to the border and on the shores of Lough Erne, where she loves to run, walk, and kayak.