Living History: Behind the Scenes - A Tour of the Caux Palace

A 75th Anniversary Event

18 December 2021

13:00 - 15:00 CET

 

75th Living History 18 Dec 2021

Only a fraction of the impact felt at the Caux Palace, the Initiatives of Change conference and seminar centre in Caux, Switzerland, happened directly from the stage. As with most conference and productions, it was the work of countless individuals ‘backstage’, who not only made the events taking place possible, but sometimes the made the overall experience of Caux Palace more memorable.

As we reach the end of the 75 Years of Encounters in Caux, join us on a special 'Tour of Caux' and hear some of the inspiring and funny moments that happened behind the scenes.

We’ll be sharing stories from the different departments of Caux Palace which have left powerful impressions on those who have visited.

Andrew Stallybrass, who has been delivering historic tours of the conference centre for years, has kindly offered to help guide us through the back offices and give participants a unique experience of our international gathering place for changemakers.

 

 

 

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Speaker

Andrew Stallybrass

Andrew Stallybrass was born in Liverpool in 1948 and has been working with Initiatives of Change since 1967. For fifty years, he was part of the team carrying and planning the international conferences at the Caux Conference and Seminar Centre in Switzerland, for most of that time working with public relations for the Caux centre. He also worked on the production of conference reports and programmes, as well as writing weekly newsletters from Caux during the summer conferences. Andrew was for many years Managing Director of Caux Books, the small international publishing house linked with Initiatives of Change. He is also an independent writer and journalist. He has been a lay preacher in the Geneva Reformed Church, and now the local Vaud Reformed Church parish. In Geneva, he was long active in the Geneva Inter-Faith Platform, serving as secretary and vice-president. He holds a post-graduate certificate of specialisation in theology from the University of Geneva.

 

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