Arcadia in focus: entertainment

Arcadia's great variety of entertainment. There’s never a dull moment on board Arcadia, when it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone.

Arcadia's entertainment in stunning 360°


All entertainment venues on board Arcadia


Theatre shows


On the Horizon

Headliners Theatre Company invite you to their premier show as they take you on a journey, bringing your cruise programme to life through an eclectic mix of song and dance.


Our new interactive gameshow, WaveLength, is such a big hit we’ve launched it across the fleet for you to play on every ship. Created exclusively for P&O Cruises and virtually starring TV and game show host, Ben Shephard, it’s fun for audience and contestants alike.


Prepare to be amazed with this spectacular magic and illusion show created by Stephen Mulhern and Jonathan Wilkes, that from start to finish will leave you thinking ‘how did they do that?’.

Magic Moments

Magic Moments tells the story of the life and music of Burt Bacharach. Featuring 25 of his best loved songs, Burt’s 50 year collaboration with Hal David and reveals the stories behind some of their multi award winning songs.

Mr Tickerton's Clockwork Circus

Roll Up, Roll Up For A Night At The Big Top! When Mr Tickerton’s Clockwork Circus comes to town, you are guaranteed a fantastic night’s entertainment. A theatrical circus like no other, led by the enigmatic Mr Tickerton.


 Relax and unwind


Spa, beauty and fitness on board

Within the Oasis Spa are Arcadia's hydrotherapy pool and thermal suite, where you'll find steam rooms, sauna and ‘experience’ showers as well as heated ceramic beds where you can relax. Think luxurious spaces to relax in, salon treatments and the aroma of scented oils.

 Daytime fun



Get ready to make a splash with our amazing choice of pools on board. On Arcadia, you will find 5 whirlpool spas and 2 pools, 1 with retractable roof, perfect for when you want a refreshing dip whilst watching the world go by.


If you've energy left from exploring ashore, why not try a new sport –archery, maybe? Or a swing in the golf nets? What about some friendly family competition playing giant chess, table tennis or shuffleboard? There’s so much to do on board, all at no extra charge.


If your idea of a good time is stepping on to the dance floor and busting a move, then you’ll love our choice of dance classes. With dance instructors on board each cruise, there’s no better time to master a new skill.


And so much more!


The Screening Room

This 30-seat boutique cinema is Arcadia's dedicated space for showing films on board. You'll find the cinema positioned on the starboard side of Promenade Deck, aft of the forward lifts and adjacent to the Horizon Suite.

The Globe

The Globe provides a wealth of entertainment. As the name suggests the room is circular and its subtle lighting brings a warm ambience to the room in the form of recessed lights and elegant lamps. Here you might catch the latest film release on its cinema screen, attend an art auction, enjoy a late night cabaret or boogie the night away to some live music.

Monte Carlo Casino

The Monte Carlo Casino is a great place to continue a fun night out after post dinner drinks or a show. It is adorned with rich fabrics including purple leather chairs around purple felt gaming tables and gives the casino a sumptuous, glamorous feel. In addition to the roulette table, two blackjack tables and three card poker table, you will find over 40 slot machines.


Most of our ships feature their own library – perfect for whiling away a few hours with your nose in a book. You’re welcome to take a seat and enjoy the peace and quiet or borrow a book (or as many as you’ll get through!) for the duration of your holiday. You’ll also find computers if you need to connect and have left your device at home.

Art gallery

Whitewall Galleries offer a wide range of artwork from leading contemporary artists as well as 20th Century masters. During your cruise there will be a range of informative seminars, exciting exhibitions and exclusive VIP events for you to attend. When you purchase any on board credit goes towards your painting and there are easy delivery options available.


Discover what else Arcadia has to offer