Three Queens salute Liverpool - schedule of events

Three Queens Credit: Cunard

Bank Holiday Monday 25 May

10:45 - Queen Mary 2 leaves the berth to greet her two sisters, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, at the mouth of the Mersey (the area between Crosby Beach and New Brighton).

12:00–14:00 - Three Queens meet and sail south in formation towards the Three Graces on Pier Head, and then turn through 180 degrees to face north. Further manoeuvres may be possible depending on weather conditions on the day.

14:00–14:15 - Queen Mary 2 leaves the city. Queen Elizabeth berths at the Cruise Liner Terminal and Queen Victoria anchors in the middle of the Mersey.

22:00–22:30 - Amazing Graces’ digital / light projection show on the Three Graces.

22:30 - Firework display. Following the display, Queen Elizabeth leaves the city and Queen Victoria berths at the Cruise Liner Terminal.

Tuesday 26 May

16:30 - A special musical sail-away performance to say good bye to Queen Victoria.

17:00 - Queen Victoria sails out of the city. Flotilla of small boats welcome..