Special event cruises.

Join one of our specially created event cruises which have been tailor-made to bring popular themes to life and further enhance your Cunard experience.

Insightful and exclusive.

Cunard's unique event voyages feature exclusive speakers, activities and events on board, and bespoke shore excursions in selected ports of call, alongside all the benefits that come with a Cunard voyage. From fashion and literature to dance and music, each sailing offers a deeper insight into diverse and exciting themes.

Northern Lights: Through the Lens 2021.

Explore the stunning Norwegian coast by day, and search the shies for the legendary aurora borealis by night on this fantastic event voyage.

A host of special guests, including experts from the Royal Astronomical Society, will be available to share their knowledge of the night sky and give a deeper insight into the elusive Northern Lights and what lies beyond. Take advantage of our photography classes and learn how to capture the perfect memory. All of this comes together to make a truly magical voyage on the beautiful Queen Victoria.

A Journey of Genealogy 2021.

Sail the historic Transatlantic route and give it the personal touch by exploring your own roots along the way on board Queen Mary 2.

Thanks to our partner, Ancestry, an exciting program of talks and workshops are on offer for you to discover who came before you, and how this connects you to the wider world. Learn how to trace your family tree from the experts as you sail the most iconic journey on board the world’s last remaining ocean liner.

Anthony Inglis and the National Symphony Orchestra 2021.

Venture on a musical journey across the Atlantic with the National Symphony Orchestra, led by returning special guest Anthony Inglis. Guests can experience the best picks of both American and British classical music in two special concerts, as well as a special presentation of Ravel's Bolero.

Literature Festival at Sea 2021.

The Literature Festival at Sea offers book lovers an incredible opportunity to join some of the best-loved authors, historians, poets, and critics, as well as journalists from The Times and The Sunday Times. The many confirmed guest speakers and events, from talks to book signings to Q&As, ensure there is something for every fan of literature.

London Theatre at Sea 2022.

You may be leaving Broadway behind you, but thanks to our partners at the Olivier Awards, the theatrical discoveries continue on board Queen Mary 2 on this incredible journey across the Transatlantic.

Explore the life of a West End professional with talks and lectures. Discover all the elements that are needed for a successful show. Experience what it’s like to sing with a real West End choir and take a look behind the scenes with an impressive cast of special guests.