In the hotel. You will receive a voucher for this on arrival.
Enjoy a leisurely morning before departing by coach at 1:00pm to embark the QM2 at 2:00pm.
You may take a late lunch on board the Queen Mary 2.
After the safety drill, familiarise yourself with the many facilities of the ship. Enjoy a variety of shipboard enrichment activities during each of the next six afternoons and evenings as you sail to London on your theatrical learning adventure. Experience the Cunard Insights guest lecture series, which explores historical and contemporary issues presented by speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award-winning actors and film makers. If you are an avid reader, take advantage of the Book Club and literary discussions with librarians. Choose from a wide range of classes such as watercolours, computer lessons, wine tasting, ballroom dancing and more, or enjoy bridge and board games. On deck, games and more active entertainment are available. You can exercise in the fitness centre, walk around the Promenade Deck, swim in one of the pools, play tennis, or take exercise classes such as yoga and Pilates. In the Royal Court Theatre, enjoy singers and dancers in stage shows. There are movies in the cinema, and the bars and lounges throughout the ship feature pianists, jazz bands and string quartets. Hear the Juilliard School jazz series and take part in the Royal Night Theme Balls. Polish your acting skills with one-hour workshops with actors who spent three years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Or simply take Afternoon Tea and enjoy the Maritime Quest exhibition throughout the ship.
Taken in the Britannia Restaurant at 6:00pm.
At leisure. See a show tonight in the ballroom, relax and watch a movie in the theatre, or perhaps wander to one of the bars for a beverage and chat. Or wander through the stacks of the library, one of the best shipboard libraries available, to find a book and that perfect reading chair.