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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The Schomberg Society Showing Our Support To The NHS And All Frontline Services - Ulster Scots Style!

#DrummingForTheCarers #SocialDistancing

Do you use any of these Ulster-Scots words! I bet you do! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Some good advice folks! ✅

Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland

Statement from Grand Master Wor. Bro. Edward Stevenson regarding the Twelfth of July parades

Ulster-Scots Agency

Important Notice for any groups who have recently received funding from the Ulster-Scots Agency ❗️

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - Due to new working arrangements as a result of Covid-19, the Ulster-Scots Agency has had to change our arrangements for the handling of post with effect from today. This may ... See more

Some good advice for you all this Sunday! ✅

Ulster-Scots Agency

Very true folks! Over 300 years ago, the defenders who were mainly Ulster-Scots held out against overwhelming odds during the Siege of Derry! 🇬🇧

Their defiance and fortitude has been an ... See more

At the Siege of Derry in 1689, as many as 7,000 people died in just over 3 months. The defenders were reduced to eating horses, dogs and vermin: but at the end of July, the boom was broken and the ... See more

Pipe Up for Key Workers! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

We hope to hear a few Pipers playing around Mourne tonight at 8pm! 👏

We have just finished putting together this new educational leaflet entitled ‘Ulster-Scots...The 5 ‘W’s - Who, When, Where, Why and What!’ 📖

Our new leaflet is designed to give school ... See more

Young Lambeg Drummer Alfie Morris

Delighted to have received another video of one of our youngest Lambeg Drummers! Well done to Alfie Morris who has been practicing very hard at home learning Tandragee Time! 👏

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We have just finished putting together this new educational leaflet which has been designed to give school children a better understanding of our #UlsterScots culture, history and heritage! We’re looking forward to getting them distributed when the current crisis has passed!

Make sure to get a copy of today’s Mourne Observer to check out our new ‘Houl Yer Wheesht’ Column for #UlsterScots in the Greater Mournes! #Outreach #Culture #Language #Events #Music #Dance #History #Traditions #PlacesOfInterest #PeopleOfInterest

Festival Annoucement - Back this year due to demand is the D-Day Darlings who will be performing at our 11th Night Celebrations in #Kilkeel! Get this date in your diaries folks, it’s shaping up to be a fantastic night! #ReiversFestival2020 #UKPremierWarTimeAct #UlsterScots

We had a lovely visit this afternoon to some of the pupils from Mourne Independent Christian School to talk about #UlsterScots culture, history and language! #Outreach #Education #Weans

This weekend, members from the Schomberg Society enjoyed a day trip away visiting Monaghan Orange Hall and County Cavan Museum. #StudyVisit #WorldWarOneTrenches #Brethren #FestivalPlanning

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