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.


Ulster-Scots Educational Outreach

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


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 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

Fusefm Mourne

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.


Whats On

See what’s on in the Schomberg upcoming calendar!

Get In Touch With The Scomberg Society

Reivers House, Kilkeel

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


Schomberg Society formed in 1998.



An Ulster-Scots Umbrella organisation.



Promoting our rich Ulster-Scots culture and traditions.

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What a brilliant Northern Ireland Centenary Poem by Rachel Hutchinson! 👏


Happy Northern Ireland Centenary Day Everyone! 🎉

To celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Northern Ireland, the Schomberg Society has ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

We’re delighted that things are beginning to return to ‘normal’ for our Kirknarra School of Dance! ⚔️

Although it may appear we have been a little quiet on here...our Kirknarra Team have been busy with their weekly Highland Dance classes online and we’re now looking forward to very shortly ... See more

🎉 Northern Ireland’s Centenary 🎉

Tomorrow evening (Monday 3rd May 2021) at 7pm, the Schomberg Society’s Fife and Drum will be having a static band practice of Fifes and Lambeg Drums at ... See more

We are delighted that there has been a fantastic uptake locally from many folk who have purchased the Orange Centennial Flag to celebrate Northern Ireland’s Centenary this Monday! 🇬🇧

A ... See more

We are delighted that there has been a fantastic uptake locally from many folk who have purchased the Orange Centennial Flag to celebrate Northern Ireland’s Centenary this Monday! 🇬🇧

A ... See more

Ulster-Scots and the Birth of Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Ulster-Scots and the Birth of Northern Ireland 🇬🇧 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Rathfriland High School

Rathfriland High School has been busy doing some fantastic work to celebrate Northern Ireland’s Centenary and we’re delighted to have been able to work with them on this.

Watch this space for ... See more

Today our school was delighted to welcome the First Minister of Northern Ireland, Arlene Foster to join in with our Centennial Celebrations. Over the past number of weeks there has been a lot of work ... See more

❌Ulster-Scots Dance Tuition Funding 2021 ❌

The Ulster-Scots Agency has today opened their Dance Tuition Funding Programme to provide groups with funding to deliver Dance Tuition from 14th June ... See more

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We’re looking forward to seeing our Northern Ireland Centenary Street Bannerettes on display in the coming days!

The Bannerettes will be erected in #Kilkeel and #Annalong and will be a celebration of the #UlsterScots contribution to Northern Ireland over the past 100 years!

We know a lot of folk really enjoyed our Virtual Northern Ireland Centenary Concert Event!

For anyone who hasn’t seen it yet, the video is still available to watch on our YouTube Channel on the link below!

#NI100 #UlsterScots #ProudofNI

Fantastic to have received this photo of one of the Orange Centenary Flags which we posted out to Canada proudly flying in Ontario!

Well done Mark & Amy Aiken! It certainly makes for a wheeker of a picture!

#NI100 #Canada #NorthernIreland

What a super wee Ulster-Scots phrase which is certainly very appropriate at the moment!

#NorthernIreland #UlsterScots

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