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Soul River

From £35 per person

Boarding point

What's Included

A night of cool soul tunes from Babalola Jnr. Drinks on arrival and bar snacks served through the evening as Babalola gives three amazing sessions which will have you dancing in the aisles as you sail on by with the city as a backdrop! Sit back and listen to renditions of Marvin Gaye, Otis Redding, & Barry White, plus many more.


Bar on Board
Groups allowed

Welcome Drink: Be greeted with a sparkling glass of Prosecco as you embark on the Isabella.

Musical Journey: Three sets from the soulful Babalola Jr

Table Service: Our attentive staff will ensure you're well cared for throughout the evening.

Light Snacks: There will be a selection of nibbles on your table.

Boarding: 19:15 - 19:30

Departing: 19:30

Return: 21:55


The Isabella does not have disabled access. There is one step up and four steps down to board the vessel.


The Isabella is fully heated, and equipped with an onboard licenced bar and two toilets.


The Isabella has booth seating for six to a table, for bookings of two you may share a booth with another couple, and bookings of four or six have a booth to themselves. You are welcome to sit outside if you wish.


Boarding begins 15 minutes before the time stated on your ticket. The Isabella will be waiting for you, moored under the lift bridge by the Lowry Theatre.

Parking Information

The closest public parking is available at the Lowry Outlet Mall for attendees driving to the event.

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