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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Please vote for our Highland Heathers Ladies Group again this week folks!

There is just over one week left to get your votes done for The Highland Heathers!

Our ladies group do fantastic work and ... See more

It’s less than one week until we undertake our sponsored walk from Hanna’s Close, Kilkeel to the top of Slieve Donard Mountain carrying the Robert Hill Hanna Victoria Cross Memorial Lambeg Drum, ... See more

To finish off a super day yesterday after the Lambeg Drumming event at Stormont, we enjoyed performing at Inch’s Centenary Event at Inch Orange Hall.

Our members enjoyed performing traditional Fife tunes with Lambeg Drumming and a selection of well known songs!



It’s less than one week until we undertake our sponsored walk from Hanna’s Close, Kilkeel to the top of Slieve Donard carrying the Robert Hill Hanna VC Lambeg Drum

All donations towards our walk are greatly appreciated on the link below:


A fantastic event today at ‘100 Drums for Ulster’ today at Stormont.

A memorable day for the Schomberg Society from #Kilkeel performing with three Lambeg Drums accompanied by our fifers to celebrate the centenary of our great wee country.

#UlsterScots #NI100


Looking forward to all of our Music Tuition Classes starting next week in #ReiversHouse in #Kilkeel.

This includes our Drum Majoring classes, Fiddle Classes, Lambeg Drum Classes, Flute & Snare Drum Classes and of course our Highland Dance Classes.

Contact us to book a space!


The Schomberg Society has an opening for volunteers, both old and young to help out with our Tuition Classes starting from next week!

All classes will take place in the evenings from Mondays - Thursdays in Reivers House.

Get in contact for more info!


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