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Gary Barlow to Join P&O Cruises for Exclusive Charity Performances

P&O Cruises have announced dates for exclusive new performances by Gary Barlow on board Iona in the Headliner’s Theatre. He will appear on the Spain and Portugal cruise (G236) departing Southampton on October 29, 2022 and the Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands cruise (G237) departing Southampton on November 12, 2022. All proceeds from ticket sales for the shows will be donated to Child Bereavement UK and Teenage Cancer Trust.

Gary’s pioneering partnership with P&O Cruises as music director of The 710 Club on Iona has already delivered a number of unique musical moments on board. Crafted to Gary’s creative vision The 710 Club showcases an eclectic range of performances, curated to appeal to British music lovers. The late-night music venue is exclusively for adults and offers an opportunity for up-and-coming musicians to get their break.

Gary Barlow said: “One thing I love is making memories. I think music does that extremely well. I look forward to joining guests on board Iona later this year to create some truly special holiday memories.”

P&O Cruises president Paul Ludlow said: “It is a real delight to welcome Gary back on Iona for what will be extraordinary performances. His love of music which has taken him on so many journeys and adventures will provide guests on board with a unique night of world-class entertainment fused with an amazing travel experience.”

Gary is one of Britain’s most successful songwriters and record producers. As part of the group Take That, he has won eight BRIT Awards and sold over 45 million records. Aside from his achievements with Take That, he has also co-written and produced music for other renowned artists including Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Elton John and Robbie Williams.

Gary Barlow will be on board the following holidays for two exclusive  performances on each ship:

Spain and Portugal, 14 nights 
14 night cruise on Iona (G236). Departing Southampton on October 29, 2022 the price includes full board meals and springtime savings of £200 per person if booked by May 30. This cruise also includes extra on-board spending money and a 5% low deposit if booked by May 30, 2022. Departing and returning to Southampton, ports of call are Alicante, Barcelona, Cadiz, Lisbon, Malaga and Vigo.

Spain, Portugal and Canary Islands, 14 nights
14 night cruise on Iona (G237). Departing Southampton on November 12, 2022 the price includes full board meals and entertainment on board. This cruise also includes extra on-board spending money and a 5% low deposit if booked by May 30, 2022. Departing and returning to Southampton, ports of call are Arrecife de Lanzarote, Cadiz, Gran Canaria, Lisbon, Madeira and Tenerife. P&O Cruises Food Heroes, José Pizarro and Olly Smith will also join guests on board this sailing for demonstrations, talks and hosted dinners.

Raffle tickets to Gary’s exclusive shows on Iona can be bought for £10 per person on board and spaces are limited.

Gary will not travel for the duration of each cruise and his travel dates (and for our Food Heroes) may be subject to change without notice.

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