Ventura in focus: entertainment

Enjoy a great variety of entertainment. When it comes to entertainment and things to do we’ve something for everyone on Ventura.

Explore Ventura's entertainment venues in 360°


All entertainment venues on board Ventura


Theatre shows


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.

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?’.


A new era of musicals is taking theatres by storm. A strong contemporary line up of musicals including 9 to 5, Tina, Matilda, Moulin Rouge and Frozen. Join us for a night of the best musical theatre currently on offer.




Tamarind Club

The rich fabrics and colours of the Indian subcontinent provide the inspiration for Ventura's Tamarind Club on Deck 7. Imperial and exotic touches will combine to create an element of escapism and opulence. A wonderful setting for comedy and live music, this venue will provide a memorable night.


Visit Havana, Ventura's Cuban themed nightclub, for all the passion and exuberance of Latin America. This venue will be found on Deck 7 aft. This will be the place to party into the night. With a stage and dance floor you might dance to a live band or DJ, take part in some karaoke, or enjoy some late night cabaret.

The Exchange

Enjoy a real ale at The Exchange – amidst the charm and ambience of a traditional watering-hole. It’s all to enjoy with a relaxed ambience, tempting pub snacks, live music, sports and entertainment.


 Daytime fun



Get ready to make a splash with our amazing choice of pools on board. On Ventura, you will find 6 whirlpool spas and 4 pools, 1 with a 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.


With dance instructors on board every cruise, why not learn a new skill? Perhaps salsa or line dancing? Or if you just want to bust a move, look no further than our silent disco evenings.


 Relax and unwind


Oasis Spa

Step into the Oasis Spa and choose from the most exclusive spa therapies, simple nail fixes, rejuvenating facials and massages and exquisite hair styling. Some of Ventura's spa features: Hair and nail salon, Spa treatment rooms, Relaxation lounge, The Thermal Suite.

 Family fun


Why not try out our range of family-friendly ships?

Of course, we know how precious family time is. If you can tear them away from the clubs, there’s a wide range of activities and entertainment to enjoy all together. There's lots of delicious dining options to choose from too.

And so much more!


Fortunes Casino

Love the sense of excitement as the roulette wheel spins? If so, pay Fortunes Casino a visit. The flashing lights of the slot machines and the suspense of blackjack beckons, as does a great night out.


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 Ventura has to offer