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

“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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🎻 FIDDLE/VIOLIN CLASSES - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE! 🎻

If your interested in coming along to our Fiddle / Violin Tuition Classes, why not get in contact with us! Our classes will take place ... See more

Annalong Pipe Band are hosting an Introductory Night this Friday 14th February from 7.30-8.30pm in Annalong Orange Hall! 🎵

If you would like to find out more about learning the Bagpipes, Side ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

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Kirknarra Dancers Morgan Griffin and Jessica Mitchell at Burns Night 2020 in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel! 💃

Kirknarra School of Dance

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Kirknarra Dancers Lucy Johnston, Bethany Shields and Alana Houston at our Burns Night 2020! 💃

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band are hosting a Table Quiz on Thursday 20th February at 7.30pm in Reivers House! 💡

Gareth Crozier will be Quiz Master on the night and everyone is welcome ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

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Lovely photos of our Kirknarra girls, Molly Black, Amy McConnell, Leah Newell and Amelia McKibbin who accompanied the Piper Jack McGowan and Schomberg Society Chairperson Gareth Crozier for the ... See more

Thanks to everyone for the very positive feedback from our Burns Night last weekend! We’re glad you all enjoyed it as much as we did! 🎉

Here’s a shot of our Chairperson Gareth Crozier ... See more

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Photo by Ewa McBride.

The Highland Heathers

A huge thank you to our fantastic Highland Heathers who done a tremendous job decorating the tables for our Burns Night! 👏

Make sure to give their Facebook page a wee like to keep up to date with ... See more

The Highland Heathers committee were delighted to have the opportunity to utilise our creative and crafty skills again last weekend, as we got to decorate the tables for Burns Night!! ... See more

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We have some fantastic Marching Bands from near and far taking part in our 11th Night Pageant and Celebrations this year in #Kilkeel! If your band would like to take part in our #ReiversFestival 11th Night Festivities, then please get in contact with us! #MarchingBands #11thJuly

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Our #UlsterScots Summer Schemes will take place in Reivers House, Kilkeel from Mon 3rd-Fri 7th Aug and in Annalong Orange Hall from Mon 17th-Fri 21st Aug. Get in contact with us ASAP to book your child’s place! #Outreach #Music #Dance #Culture #Fun #Weans

Exactly that-especially the wee places.Theres a job of work to be done to cultivate awareness of Ulster Scots ethnicity but programmes such as 'Hame', efforts of @SchombergSoc & others too will make things much more accessible and help prompt the 'awakening' @J_Donaldson_MP https://t.co/9qsIx1bYQ0

Our Schomberg Fife and Drum and Kirknarra Dancers enjoyed performing last night at the Apprentice Boys of Derry Ballinran Branch’s Variety Concert in Ballinran Orange Hall! #Music #Dance #UlsterScots #Fifes #LambegDrums #ScottishDance

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In November 2019, the Schomberg Society in partnership with @OrangeOrder, @KilkeelHigh and Mourne District launched our new Educational Project to provide help and support to students who are undertaking their Maths & English GCSE Exams! #Outreach #EmployabilitySupport

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