The Schomberg Society

Building a strong & dynamic Ulster-Scots community within the Kingdom of Mourne and beyond.

Promoting Cultural Traditions

Harnessing the talents and abilities of the Ulster Scots community among all the people of Mourne and beyond

Promoting Understanding

Media outreach, drama, music, dance and the visual arts are used to promote a better understanding of our Ulster-Scots culture.

Creating an Ulster-Scots Hub

Reivers House is our Ulster-Scots Centre based in Kilkeel, where our Ulster-Scots activities, events and projects take place.

What’s on in Reivers House?

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Kirknarra School of Dance

Highland Dance Tuition Classes in Reivers House, Kilkeel and in Annalong Orange Hall.

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Ulster-Scots Educational Outreach

A range of Ulster-Scots projects, workshops and activities.

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Schomberg Fife and Drum

Living History Re-Enactment Group and Tuition Classes in Fife, Flute, Snare and Lambeg Drum.

Schomberg Thistle Club

Schomberg Thistle Club

A range of fun activities, events and support services for Senior Citizens in Reivers House, Kilkeel.

Drum-Majoring

Drum Majoring

Drum Majoring Tuition Classes in Reivers House.

The Highland Heathers

The Highland Heathers

Young Ladies Group hosting a range of fun-filled activities.

Training and Workshops

Training and Workshops

Capacity Building Training Courses and Workshops for Ulster-Scots Groups, Marching Bands and the Loyal Orders.

The Reivers Youth Choir

The Reivers Youth Choir

Singing Tuition Classes for children in Reivers House.

The Reivers Festival

The Reivers Festival

One of the largest and most successful Ulster-Scots Festivals in N. Ireland.

Youth Development

Youth Development

A range of activities and projects for our young people.

Schomberg Folk Orchestra

Fiddle Playing

Traditional Fiddle/Violin Tuition Classes in Reivers House.

Ulster-Scots Guided Tours

Ulster-Scots Guided Tours

Facilitating Group Visits to Reivers House and Ulster-Scots Guided Tours of the Kingdom of Mourne

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Fusefm Mourne

Broadcasting of our part-time Ulster-Scots Community Radio Station, live from Reivers House.

Ulster-Scots Cultural Events

Ulster-Scots Cultural Events

A huge variety of Ulster-Scots events throughout the year to celebrate our Ulster-Scots culture.

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Whats On

See what’s on in the Schomberg upcoming calendar!

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Reivers House, Kilkeel

“Building a strong and dynamic Ulster-Scots community within the Kingdom of Mourne and beyond through empowerment and education.”

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Schomberg Society formed in 1998.

 

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An Ulster-Scots Umbrella organisation.

 

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Promoting our rich Ulster-Scots culture and traditions.

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Today finishes of ‘Book Week’ in Northern Ireland and in recent years, the Schomberg Society has produced quite a few books, leaflets and other literature to help tell the story of the ... See more

Thanks to our own Highland Heathers Ladies for making this lovely wreath with roses and thistles in it for our short memorial service at the Bloody Bridge, Newcastle in memory of those Scots and ... See more

Why not donate some funds towards this very worthy cause in aid of the ex-service men’s club in Banbridge.

All funds raised are in aid of refurbishing the Club to support Ex-Service men and ... See more

Members of the Schomberg Society accompanied by Piper Councillor Glynn Hanna who held a short Service of Remembrance yesterday at the Bloody Bridge, just outside of Newcastle to commemorate those ... See more

Service of Remembrance - Bloody Bridge Massacre 1641

Today marks the 379th anniversary of the 'Bloody Bridge Massacre' just outside Newcastle in County Down.

It was during the Irish Rebellion on the 23rd October 1641 that a number of Scottish and ... See more

Yesterday, the Poppy Appeal 2020 was launched!

Poppys are now available in local shops and we would certainly encourage everyone to show their support to this very worthy cause!

Last night we enjoyed having a Brexit Discussion Event via Zoom from the safety of our own homes!

A special thanks our host Kingsley Donaldson and the panelists, Councillor Glynn Hanna, Councillor ... See more

Well done to Archie Provan, age 12 from Greengairs, Scotland for sending us in this photo of himself with his finished Poppy Drawing! 👏

Archie is pictured here with the swagger stick which ... See more

Photos from Schomberg Mourne UlsterScots's post

🎨 REMEMBRANCE POPPIES 🎨

In recent months, many children coloured in rainbows and displayed them on their windows to show their support for the NHS! 🌈

This Remembrance, why not print off ... See more

A big thank you to ASDA Kilkeel and especially our local ASDA Champion, Stephanie Rogers for kindly donating cleaning products and stationary to Reivers House! 👏

This very kind donation will be ... See more

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John Mahon will be undertaking a 50km sponsored walk to raise funds for the #PoppyAppeal.

Whilst completing the walk, John will be dressed in World War One uniform in #remembrance of all service personnel.

Why not donate to this very worthy cause and show your support for John!

Lovely photo of one of our youngest members Alayna Crozier who dropped a posy of flowers into the Bloody Bridge River last Friday in #remembrance of all those who lost their lives at the Bloody Bridge Massacre during the #1641 Irish Rebellion.

Today finishes off #BookWeek in NI and here’s one of our booklets recently produced to tell the story of #Mourne and #TheGreatWar, which is very appropriate now as we come up to #Remembrance time. Check out other books and literature on our website - http://www.schombergsociety.co.uk

Thanks to our own #HighlandHeathers Ladies for making this lovely wreath with roses and thistles in it for our short #memorial service at the Bloody Bridge, Newcastle in memory of those Scots and English settlers who were brutally killed there during the #1641 Irish Rebellion.

Why not donate some funds towards this very worthy cause in aid of the ex-service men’s club in Banbridge.

All funds raised are in aid of refurbishing the Club to support Ex-Service men and Veterans.

#SupportVeterans #ShowYourSupport #Banbridge

https://www.facebook.com/donate/3170168919703168/?fundraiser_source=external_url

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