Autumn Retreat 2019 Itinerary

Autumn Retreat is designed to help you retreat from the everyday and immerse yourself in a decadent weekend of creativity! Explore what we have in store below.

Friday 29 March 2019

From 2.00pm – Check-in for accommodation opens and workshop rooms at the QCWT open ready for participants to drop off artwares and supplies.

2.30pm – 5.00pm – Visual art classes commence.

5.00pm – 6.30pm – Welcome address at QCWT, followed by wine and cheese appreciation^.

7.00pm – Bus transfer to accommodation in centre of Stanthorpe.


Saturday 30 March

8.30am – Coach transfer from accommodation to QCWT.

9.00am – Other workshops commence/visual art workshops resume.

10.30am – Morning tea (catered by the award winning Varias Restaurant).

1:00pm – Lunch, featuring local produce including wines.

4.30pm – Workshops close.

4.45pm – Coach transfer to accommodation.

6.00pm – Coach collection for dinner from central Stanthorpe to QCWT’s Varias Restaurant for dinner^.

6.15pm – Arrive at Varias for prepared dinner with matching wines and live music entertainment by Courtney Feldman^.

8.45pm – Coach transfer to accommodation.


Sunday 31 March

8.30am – Coach transfer from accommodation to QCWT^.

9.00am – Workshops resume.

11.30am – Local produce brunch (catered by award winning Varias Restaurant).

2.30pm – Workshops conclude.

3.00pm – Coach transfer to accommodation.

-Return to the everyday relaxed, refreshed and reenergised!-

Optional Saturday dining experience

On Saturday night you’re invited to join the McGregor Crew and your tutors for dinner at the award winning Varias Restaurant, where you will be treated to a two course chef prepared menu with matching local wines and entertainment by USQ Alumna Courtney Feldman. Cost: $80 – bookable during registration.


^Optional extra, additional costs apply.