Queen Anne to be christened in Liverpool, UK

Cunard's newest 'Queen' to be named on the Mersey waterfront on 3 June 2024

Cunard’s spiritual home has been revealed as the host location for the Naming Ceremony for its newest ship, Queen Anne. The event will take place on the Mersey waterfront at Liverpool on Monday 3 June 2024 during a celebratory ‘lap of honour’ voyage around the British Isles.

Queen Anne is expected to arrive on the Mersey soon after sunrise on the exclusive 14-night voyage. Plans are being made for her arrival to include a special salute to the city where Cunard’s pioneering transatlantic service – and passenger shipping itself – was launched in 1840.

The Queen Elizabeth 2 on the Mersey in 1990

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The 14-night British Isles Festival Voyage will depart Southampton on 24 May with maiden calls to Edinburgh (South Queensferry), Invergordon, Greenock, Belfast, and Liverpool where guests sailing on the voyage will have an exclusive opportunity to join the Naming celebrations before a spectacular, late evening departure bound for Cobh followed by her return to Southampton.

The formal Naming will be the highlight of a day of celebration for Queen Anne, which is nearing completion in Italy.

Guests on the voyage will have an exclusive chance to be part of a unique event in Cunard’s history that will include a host of surprise celebrations at Liverpool’s world-famous Pier Head An impressive line-up of eminent entertainers will give live performances surrounding the official naming as Queen Anne makes her maiden call into Cunard’s spiritual home.

Queen Mary 2 in Liverpool in 2009

Katie McAlister, President of Cunard, said: “Cunard has an incredible bond with the city of Liverpool. It is where our founder Sir Samuel Cunard began his Transatlantic line in 1840, so what better place to officially name our new ship than somewhere that holds so many special memories.

Queen Anne is the next in a fine line for our brand and she will be bursting with breath-taking moments around every corner, evolving our core values of luxury, sophistication, and glamour. Liverpool is known the world over as Cunard’s spiritual home and we are all so excited for the city to see Queen Anne up close on her maiden call.”

Further details of the event will be released in due course.

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