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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❌ORANGE CENTENNIAL FLAGS - BACK IN STOCK! ❌

Due to high demand, we have another batch of Orange Centenary Flags in stock! Please note, there are still only a limited number of Orange Centennial ... See more

Chairperson's Book of Condolences

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Online Book of Condolence to mark the passing of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh is open.

You can extend your sympathies to Her Majesty The Queen ... See more

Chairpersons Book of Condolences

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council

Fantastic to see Newry Town Hall and Down Leisure Centre lit up today as a mark of respect for His Royal Highness Prince Philip.

Newry Town Hall and Down Leisure Centre will be lit up on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 April as a mark of respect to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

The Ceremonial Royal Funeral for HRH Prince Philip will take place tomorrow, Saturday 17 April at 3pm at St George’s Chapel, Windsor.

Please remember, there will be a National Minute’s Silence ... See more

The Schomberg Society is excited to soon be launching our new Ulster-Scots Drama, entitled ‘Frae Galloway tae Kirkiel’, which tells the story of a Scottish Presbyterian family who have left the ... See more

DGS Spring Quarterly Newsletter

Defence Gardens Scheme has published their Spring Newsletter! Why not check it out!

Welcome to the first edition of the Defence Gardens Scheme (DGS) Newsletter. This update will be published quarterly in line with the seasons. This first edition marks a new gardening year where we ... See more

Ballymartin Pipe Band

Fantastic to see another of our local bands here in Mourne has benefitted from the Ulster-Scots Agency’s Covid-19 Response Grant! Well done Ballymartin Pipe Band! 👏

Ballymartin Pipe Band would like to thank the Ulster Scots Agency for there support through the Covid Resilience Fund.
This helped with the purchase of Sanitising Equipment and Electronic Chanters. ... See more

ORANGE CENTENNIAL FLAGS

The Schomberg Society has a limited number of Orange Centennial Flags for sale.

The flags cost £10 each which includes delivery directly to your door within the Kingdom of ... See more

A huge congratulations to Northern Ireland Women’s Team on qualifying for Euro 2022! 🎉

A giant step for ‘Our Wee Country’ and a true inspiration for young women in sports! ⚽️

Orangefield Cultural Society

Well done to Orangefield Cultural Society for organising this great welfare outreach project! 👏

This is just one of the many Ulster-Scots Groups we have been working with in recent months who ... See more

Orangefield Cultural Society is delighted to have received the Asda Community Grant. We were able to make food hampers for the community of Ballinran.

A special thank you to all of our volunteers ... See more

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To view a selection of our Ulster-Scots leaflets, booklets, books, exhibitions and videos, why not check out our website!

http://www.schombergsociety.co.uk

#UlsterScots #Schomberg #Mourne

Due to high demand, we have another batch of Orange Centenary Flags in stock!

The flags cost £10 each which includes DELIVERY directly to your door within the Kingdom of #Mourne. (Kilkeel/Ballymartin/Annalong and surrounding countryside area).

#NI100 #Centenary

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Online Book of Condolence to mark the passing of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh is open.

You can extend your sympathies to Her Majesty The Queen and the entire Royal Family by following this link:

https://www.newrymournedown.org/chairpersons-book-of-condolences

The Ceremonial Royal Funeral for HRH Prince Philip will take place tomorrow, Saturday 17 April at 3pm at St George’s Chapel, Windsor.

Please remember, there will be a National Minute’s Silence tomorrow at 3pm in Remembrance of the Duke of Edinburgh.

#PrincePhilipfuneral

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