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

β€œBuilding 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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Kirknarra School of Dance

Fantastic results! Well done Bethany! πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ†πŸ₯‡

Brilliant results for Kirknarra Dancer Bethany Shields from today’s Competition where she won Intermediate National and Highland Trophy Winner and won first place in six of her dances and also a ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Well done Anna! πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‡

Kirknarra Dancer Anna Martin looking fabulous in her new Aboyne outfit! 😍 Well done to Anna who won 7 medals in all 7 of her dances today! Super work Anna! πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‡

Kirknarra School of Dance

Well done Brianna! πŸ‘πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‡

Well done to Kirknarra Dancer Brianna Hanna who is proud as punch with her medals from today! πŸŽ‰πŸ‘πŸ₯‡

Kirknarra School of Dance

Another Kirknarra Dancer Nicole Spence competing for the first time and getting super results at her first competition! Well done Nicole! πŸŽ‰πŸ₯‡πŸ‘

Brilliant results for Kirknarra Dancer Nicole Spence who was competing at her first Competition today and getting placed in 6 out of 7 of her dances and also won her first stamp! πŸŽ‰

Well done ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Good luck to all of our own Kirknarra Dancers competing at their own Highland Dance Competition today in Kilkeel! πŸ’ƒ

Good luck to all of our Kirknarra Team who are competing at our own Kirknarra Highland Dance Competition today in Kilkeel! πŸ’ƒ

We’re delighted to see quite a few new faces from both our Kilkeel ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Best wishes to our Kirknarra School of Dance who are hosting their annual Highland Dance Competition today in Kilkeel! 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Good luck especially to our own Kirknarra Dancers ... See more

Today is the big day of our annual Highland Dance Competition in Christ Church Hall, Newry Street, Kilkeel! πŸŽ‰

Best wishes to all Dancers competing today! πŸ’ƒ

Lots of photos to follow! ... See more

Don’t forget folks there will be a Voter Registration Clinic today in Reivers House, Kilkeel from 10am-1pm!

Everyone is more than welcome to come along if you have any queries or need any help in ... See more

We enjoyed visiting some of the pupils this week at Shimna Integrated College in Newcastle to engage with them to discuss Remembrance and different ways in which we can remember the sacrifices made ... See more

Thanks to retired Lieutenant Colonel Kingsley Donaldson who joined with us yesterday evening to speak with some of the ladies from Kilkeel Royal British Legion.

This year, 2019, marks the 75th ... See more

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Are you heading to Asda in Kilkeel to do your grocery shopping? 🍎 🍰 πŸͺ πŸ₯›

Then make sure to ask for your Green Tokens once you pay for your groceries at the till and contribute your ... See more

Evening all. We are delighted that our Charity has been chosen for the Green tokens scheme in Asda. Please remember to collect your tokens at the till, look out for our charity at the side door and ... See more

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 β€˜Ulster-Scots #Language Discussion Night’ 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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