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!

Get In Touch With The Scomberg Society

Reivers House, Kilkeel

โ€œBuilding a strong and dynamic Ulster-Scots community within the Kingdom of Mourne and beyond through empowerment and education.โ€

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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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Last week, we had over 30 folk in Reivers House including many members of Marching Bands, Ulster-Scots Groups and Loyal Orders undertaking their Food and Hygiene Training! ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿณ

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Kilkeel High School

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Congratulations to our students who are members of Kirknarra School of Highland Dance for their performances at their annual competition on Saturday. They won loads of awards!

๐ŸŒŸ Ulster-Scots Language Week Event ๐ŸŒŸ

Following on from a very successful launch of our exciting new Ulster-Scots Heritage Project...

This Monday 25th November 2019 at 7.30pm in Reivers ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

If your in your local shop, donโ€™t forget to lift yourself a copy of this weekโ€™s Mourne Observer and Outlook! Super coverage of our Kirknarra School of Danceโ€™s Competition which took place last ... See more

Fabulous coverage of our Kirknarra Dance Competition in this weekโ€™s Mourne Observer and Outlook! Make sure to grab yourself a copy! ๐Ÿ˜

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Unfortunately one of our new young Dancers Phoebe Hanna didnโ€™t get to compete at our Competition on Saturday as she was unwell. But weโ€™re delighted to have received this lovely photo of Phoebe ... See more

Thanks to Retired Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Donaldson for coming and speaking to some of the pupils in Newcastle Primary School about the supreme sacrifice made during two World Wars and subsequent ... See more

The Highland Heathers

This looks like a super night organised by our Highland Heathers! ๐ŸŒฒ

All ladies are more than welcome to come along on the last Wednesday in the month! Get in contact with the Highland Heathers ... See more

Ladies, the weeks fly by and already weโ€™re looking forward to our November meeting . Let us know if youโ€™re able to come (just so that we have enough for everyone) and please bring your scissors ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

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These Kirknarra girls were a great help looking after the buns at our Competition yesterday! ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿฐ ๐Ÿช

Kirknarra School of Dance

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Two very proud Kirknarra Dancers, Ivana Morris and Megan McConnell with their medals from yesterdayโ€™s Competition! Well done girls! ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿฅ‡

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Beautiful photo of our Kirknarra Dancers who were competing at our own Highland Dance Competition yesterday in Kilkeel! ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Last week, we had over 30 folk from Ulster-Scots Groups, Marching Bands and Loyal Orders undertaking their Food and Hygiene Training in Reivers House! For further info on upcoming training courses and workshops, please get in contact with us! #Training #Support #Outreach

Next Monday 25th November at 7.30pm in Reivers House, we will be hosting an โ€˜Ulster-Scots #Language Discussion Nightโ€™ to mark #UlsterScotsLanguageWeek! Everyone is more than welcome to come along to help us plan the best ways to promote and preserve the language in #Mourne!

Thanks to retired Lieutenant Colonel @kingodonaldson for coming and speaking with some of the pupils in Newcastle Primary School about the various forms of #remembrance observed today.

Our Highland Heathers are having a Christmas Craft Night on Wednesday 27th November at 7.30pm in Reivers House! All ladies are more than welcome to come along! #Christmas #Baubles #Decorations

Best wishes to our #Kirknarra School of Dance who are hosting their own #HighlandDance Competition today in #Kilkeel! Good luck especially to our own Kirknarra girls who are competing for the first time today as well! #TeamK #ScottishDancing #Culture

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