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Swinging On The River

From £35 per person

Boarding point

Pick up at Salford Quays

What's Included

Swinging On The River

Dive into an evening of timeless swing and Rat Pack melodies with the talented Russell Shaun. As the city lights shimmer in the background, let the rhythms of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and more whisk you away.

With a drink on arrival and light snacks to accompany the tunes, it's an experience you won't want to miss.

About Russell Shaun:

Manchester's top wedding singer, Russell Shaun, has a rich legacy of swing music. Being the son of an ex-BBC big band artist, Russell was introduced to the iconic tunes of legends like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Tony Bennett at a tender age. Today, he carries forward this legacy, performing these classics and more across the UK and Europe. With swing music in his DNA, Russell ensures every performance is unforgettable.


Bar on Board
Groups allowed

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

Musical Journey: Enjoy three mesmerizing sets from Russell Shaun, featuring classics from the Rat Pack era and other timeless hits. From Marvin Gaye to special requests, the boat will surely be rockin'!

Table Service: Our attentive staff will ensure you're well taken care of throughout the evening.

Special Festive Touch: In December, our Christmas specials will warm your heart with mulled wine and traditional mince pies.

Boarding19:15 - 19:30


The Isabella does not have disabled access. There is one step up and four steps down in order 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

For attendees driving to the event, the closest public parking is available at the Lowry Outlet Mall.

Need help?

If you need help with bookings you can either call or email us. You may find the information you need on our Help Page.

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