The Copenhagen venue of 2022 is in Vartov, situated practically in the shadow of the Copenhagen Town Hall on Town Hall Square. Address is: Farvergade 27, 1463 Copenhagen City. This is on the verge of the Historic Town area and in dead city centre, surrounded by many restaurants and cultural activities.
Vartov was built in 1722-55 on a the grounds of a former dye-works (‘Farver’ means dye/colour), became later an observatory and a hospital. In 1947, Vartov was aquired by the organization of the Church Society, which still runs the buildings today.
The common thread in the institution and its work is the pastor, poet, and social debator N.F.S. Grundtvig who lived from 1783 to 1872. The purpose of the Grundtvig Forum is to convey, interpret and actualize the Grundtvig way of thinking about freedom, spirit and community.
The conference is held in accordance with the current Covid-19 guidelines.