Literature Festival at Sea

Literature Festival

We invite you to join the inaugural Queen Mary 2’s Literature Festival at Sea,  in association with Cheltenham Literature Festival and The Times and The Sunday Times.

This exclusive voyage offers book lovers an opportunity to join some of the best-loved authors and thinkers on both sides of the pond – and the smartest journalists – aboard Queen Mary 2 as you sail the Atlantic.

We are delighted to to be joined by special guest including leading historians and cultural commentators, offering a unique and inspiring programme of events featuring stimulating conversations, interactive workshops and more.

Example On-board events

Wake in the morning and tune in to an inspirational poem or reading for the day in your stateroom, and perhaps join The Times journalists over breakfast to review the day’s headlines.

Meet a favourite author in the largest library at sea for a glass of champagne; relax at one of our literary afternoon teas, or simply indulge in some bibliotherapy with bespoke advice on your reading choices from our on board experts.

In a series of workshops with best-selling writers and experienced journalists, discover how to research your novel, practise your calligraphy, brush up on your public speaking or even write your memoir.

Enjoy a special series of film screenings celebrating some of the finest book to film adaptations, with introductions by knowledgeable critics.

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