Introducing entertainment on Iona

Create your holiday of a lifetime. Beyond all of the experiences that await ashore, there’s plenty to discover on board. We’ve jaw-dropping aerial shows, full-scale theatre productions, live music (bands, pop-up buskers and everything in between), party nights, comedy, the latest movies, guest presenters, interactive game shows and experiences, and much, much more. Each day can go your way.


Skydome  |  Family fun  |  Theatre  |  Music  |  Wellness

Entertainment in Iona's SkyDome and Atrium

Creativiva: Masters of daring

Eyes widen. Gasps sound. Attention is rapt. This is the power of Creativiva. Their explosive shows bring jaw-dropping tricks, impressive stunts and a world of colour and magic. And they’ve brought this all to Iona.


Kick off your holiday with IGNITE! Watch as SkyDome lights up under the night sky with laser shows, a killer DJ set producedby Alex James, and live music for you to dance the night away. This upbeat venue is the perfect place to get into the holiday mood.

I Believe in a Thing Called Rock

Think everything from Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns N’ Roses to The Killers and you might just get a flavour of our epic rock night. SkyDome swaps DJ sets for killer electric guitar, a thumping drum beat and just a hint of a rebellious streak... With our house band Pulse and Headliners Theatre Company, the energy will be electric.

The Grand Atrium

Meet, dine, relax and be entertained. The Grand Atrium is an incredible space hosting talks and cooking demos by day and enthralling live entertainment by night, from impromptu musical performances to breathtaking aerial shows. Take your seat at one of cafés, bars and restaurants to take in the action, and the ocean views.

Family fun

Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep are coming on holiday with you!

Here’s a treat for the whole family. P&O Cruises partnership with Aardman now spans the family-friendly ships in our fleet, adding an extra element of fun and inventiveness to your holiday. You herd it here first!

Scene (Deck 6)

Teens from 13-17 can stow away at this chilled games and entertainment hangout. Will it be learning to DJ or simply playing pool, table football or games consoles with new-found friends? They can try the lot as their favourite bands play on the jukebox.

The Reef (Deck 17)

Run by a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, The Reef provides a perfect environment for our younger travellers to create their own holiday memories. For toddlers to teens, we’ve soft play, imaginative spaces and high-energy activities plus gaming, DJ equipment and arts and crafts. There's also action-packed outdoor spaces including a climbing wall, football court and splash zone to keep them cool on a hot day. Pre-registration is essential.


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 football, basketball, tennis or cricket? The Sports Arena is perfect for burning off the holiday ice creams!

Entertainment venues

The 710 Club

A place to immerse yourself in the seductive sounds of an array of musical genres that have inspired musical director Gary Barlow over the years, The 710 Club on Iona is a sophisticated bar crafted to Gary’s creative vision.

The Club House

Everyone will love the daytime entertainment on offer at this bright and spacious venue, from guest speakers to live music, family entertainment and game shows. When the lights go down at night, get ready to party with DJ nights, comedians and great music from our resident band Pulse.

The Limelight Club

Get cosy beneath the intimate low lighting of The Limelight Club and prepare yourself for a show-stopper of an evening at this ticketed event exclusively for adults. Feast your senses on entertainment provided by some of Britain’s best-loved performers andrelish in a three-course culinary experience that’ll have your taste-buds tingling.

Ocean Studios (Deck 6)

The whole family will love an outing to Ocean Studios. Our four-screen cinema complex offers a warm welcome, comfortable seating and a premium cinema experience. With screenings throughout the day, there’s always an option to see an age-appropriate blockbuster or family classic – complete with popcorn, ice cream and snacks, of course.

Theatre shows

Headliners Theatre

Headliners Theatre is perfect for a fun-filled night out on board. Classic yet contemporary, it offers a sleek and sophisticated theatre experience. Plush, comfortable seating and the latest LED technology deliver the ‘wow’ factor, while a two-deck-high auditorium on decks 6 and 7 ensures everyone has the best view in the house.

Introducing our brand new show: Festival

Festivals are the epitome of summer fun! With epic artists, enrapt crowds and a soundtrack full of memories, our Festival show brings all of that nostalgia to Iona! We’ve tents, welliesand the feel-good anthems that will have you on your feet!

Spa, shopping, gym and much more!

A holiday with P&O Cruises offers you the chance to relax and unwind from the moment you step on board. Iona takes restoration and relaxation to a whole new level with a fabulous array of spa and wellness facilities, letting you max your me-time from Southampton to the sun.

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