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

β€œBuilding 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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Rising Sons of the Valley

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band are hosting weekly Tuition Classes in both Flute and Snare Drum on Tuesday nights from 7.15pm in Reivers House! 🎢

Everyone is more than welcome to come ... See more

Tonight was the first night of our RSV Tuition Classes in Reivers House! 🎡

Here’s a wee photo of our Drummers tonight! It was great to see a few new young faces and some of the older hands back ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

The traditional Ulster-Scots Ceilidh went down a treat at our Burns Night this year! πŸ΄σ §σ ’σ ³σ £σ ΄σ ΏπŸ’ƒ

Our Kirknarra girls had a great time enjoying the Ceilidh at the end of our Burns Night this year! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Thanks to Eve McBride for these lovely photos! 😍

Why not come along to RBP 208’s Concert tonight from 8pm in Kilkeel Orange Hall! 🎢

You will be able to pay on the door and are guaranteed a great lineup of local talent! 🎡

Everyone welcome!

Kirknarra School of Dance


Just love this photo of one of our youngest Dancers Amelia McKibbin making a special presentation to our Tutor, Kathryn Stewart at our Burns Night! 😍 🌹 🌷 πŸ’πŸ’ƒ

Photo by Eve McBride.

Photos from Schomberg Mourne UlsterScots's post

Our Lambeg Drumming Classes started last night in Reivers House and it was great to see quite a few new faces coming along!πŸ₯

The classes will be taking place every Wednesday from 7.30pm and ... See more

Reivers Youth Choir

Our Reivers Youth Choir is a fantastic opportunity for local children to professionally learn how to sing! 🎀

Why not come along to our classes tonight with Tutor Aimee Glenny from 6-7pm! All ... See more

🎢 Loch Lomond was performed by some of our Wee Choir at Burns night a few weeks ago. They sound great!

🎢 If your kids (4+) are interested in singing then come along to Reivers House ... See more


A final reminder that Lambeg Drum Tuition Classes will be starting this evening from 7.30pm in Reivers House! The Classes are open for everyone ... See more

It was great to see lots of children and adults enjoying our new Fiddle / Violin Classes which started yesterday in Reivers House with Tutor Sharon Richardson! 🎻

We have a great selection of ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Great photo of our Kirknarra Dancers with the Ulster-Scots Flag in the background!🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Thanks to Eve McBride for this photo of some our Kirknarra Dancers performing at our Burns Night in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel! πŸ’ƒ

We had a brilliant first time at our new Drum Majoring Classes in Reivers House last night with World Champion Tutor Emma Barr! πŸŽ‰

Here’s just some of the new beginners in the first class out of ... See more

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band are hosting weekly Tuition Classes in both Flute and Snare Drum everyone Tuesday evening from 7.15pm in #ReiversHouse. Everyone is more than welcome to come along. #UlsterScots #Tuition #MarchingBands

Why not come along to this great Concert tonight for a very worthy cause. #RoyalBlack #GrandMastersAppeal

We had a great time at our new Lambeg Drumming Classes in #ReiversHouse last night! It’s brilliant to see new faces, both old and young coming along to learn about our #UlsterScots culture and the unique skill of playing the Lambeg Drum!


New Fiddle / Violin Classes went down a treat yesterday with lots of new beginners and experienced fiddle players including both children and adults! If you want to come along and learn the fiddle in Reivers House, #Kilkeel, why not get in touch with us for more info!#UlsterScots

We had a fantastic time at our new Drum Majoring Classes which started last night in Reivers House tutored by World Champion Drum Major Emma Barr! It’s super to have 15 young children enrolled for the Tuition Classes! #UlsterScots #Tuition #Kilkeel

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