Christmas Styling Masterclass

A Christmas styling masterclass with Coty Farquhar from Styling Magazine Australia in the stunning surrounds of Retford Park. Learn how to create beautiful and distinctive decorations using natural materials from the Retford Park gardens.

Coty Farquhar, creative director/stylist and founder of Styling Magazine Australia presents an exclusive full day Christmas styling masterclass to be held in the historic home and stunning surrounds of Retford Park in Bowral.

This special day starts with a tour of the house that has been decorated by Coty for Christmas to inspire your creations. Under Coty’s expert tutelage, you will learn how to decorate, style and present your Christmas table and how to make beautiful decorations for your home using natural materials, flowers and foliage hand-picked and sourced from the historic gardens of Retford Park; yours to keep.
You’ll enjoy a delicious morning tea in the garden, a wonderful festive lunch set at our sumptuously decorated Christmas table and, to finish the day, a glass of sparkling wine on the iconic front verandah overlooking the formal gardens of Retford Park.
Ticket includes: all materials, your own hand-made decorations to keep, gourmet morning tea, Christmas lunch, sparkling wine, access to Retford Park house and grounds.

About Coty Farquhar –


  • Tickets: National Trust members $500, general admission adults $550, concession $520. Tickets will be available to buy in advance via Eventbrite nearer to the date.
  • Enquiries: Please contact the property via the details below.

Plan your Visit

Retford Park


1325 Old South Road, Bowral
(See directions above)

02 4861 1933
Entry Fees:

Garden Visit - Timed Entry: (Bookings are essential)

Opening hours: 10am to 4pm (last session 3pm)

National Trust members - FREE
Adults - $15
* Concession - $10
(* Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, pensioners and children aged 5-15 years.)
Family- $35

Bookings are essential. There is no food and beverage service on site, we recommend packing water, snacks and lunch for your visit.

Tour of the House & Garden Visit - Timed Entry: (Bookings are essential)
3 tours per day: Tours commencing at 10.30am, 12.15pm & 2pm.

National Trust members - $17
Adults - $28
* Concession - $20
(* Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, pensioners and children aged 5-15 years.)

Please note: To ensure we can manage timed entry and safe physical distancing, we are asking visitors to pre-purchase tickets via Eventbrite. Booking fees will apply.

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