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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Kirknarra School of Dance

Calling all Dancers - Date for your Diaries! 📆

Don’t forget everyone, Kirknarra School of Dance will be hosting our Annual Highland Dance Competition on Saturday 16th November in Christ Church, Newry Street, Kilkeel! 📆

Entry forms are ... See more

We enjoyed promoting Ulster-Scots culture at Newry Street Unite’s Cultural Event last weekend! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

As well as showcasing our Scottish Highland Dance traditions with ... See more

Kilkeel High School

Please note everyone, the English and Maths Classes as part of our new Educational Project will now be commencing on Wednesday 6th November!

There are still a limited number of places available in ... See more

Due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances, the Maths and English tuition in Reivers House will now not start until 6 November. Times will remain the same. There are still a few places left - ... See more

Don’t forget folks, Glenloughan LOL 1914 will be hosting their Table Quiz tomorrow evening at 7.30pm in Glenloughan Orange Hall! ✏️

We’re looking forward to having a team at it from Reivers ... See more

Annalong Pipe Band

Annalong Pipe Band is currently recruiting for new members! 🎶

The band practices every Friday night in Annalong Orange Hall and all new members are more than welcome!

If you would be interested ... See more

Annalong Pipe Band is back to practicing tonight!! Why not come down to Annalong Orange Hall at 8pm to meet us, and get started learning a new instrument? Everyone welcome!

If you're interested, ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Thanks to our Kirknarra Dancers for showcasing Scottish Dancing and Ulster-Scots culture by performing at Newry Street Unite’s Multi-Cultural Day yesterday in Kilkeel! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Here’s some of our girls who enjoyed performing at Newry Street Unite’s Cultural Day yesterday in Kilkeel! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 ⚔️

Newry Street Unite will be hosting their big Multicultural Event tomorrow from 10am-4pm at their centre! 🎶

Come along and learn about different cultures and also enjoy a range of crafts and ... See more

Happy ‘National Poetry Day’ everyone! 🎉

Of course, poetry is a big part of the Ulster-Scots Language and over the years, there has been a ‘brave wheen o’ poems written about the Kingdom ... See more

Last night, 15 representatives from various Ulster-Scots Groups finished their First Aid Training Course in Reivers House! ✅

If your group needs any training support, please get in contact with ... See more

The Highland Heathers

This looked like a super night! 🍇 🍈 🍉

What a great night we had on Wednesday, when our creative skills got put to the test!

Another very enjoyable evening. We hope you ladies all had fun!! ☺

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We had a lovely afternoon with a visiting group of almost 50 folk from Belfast who enjoyed taking part in one of our #UlsterScots Guided Tours of #Mourne! We’re delighted to have welcomed so many different visiting groups to the Mournes already this year!


We will be facilitating a Food and Hygiene Training Course on Thursday 14th November at 7.30pm in Reivers House, Kilkeel. This training support is specifically aimed at Marching Bands, Ulster-Scots Groups & Loyal Orders. #CapacityBuilding #Outreach #Training #Support

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band practice in our Ulster-Scots Centre, Reivers House and the band is currently providing tuition classes in both Flute and Snare Drum. If your interested in joining the band, plesss get in contact with us for more info! #MarchingBands

We’re looking forward to officially launching our new #UlsterScots Project next Wednesday 23rd October at 7.30pm in Reivers House, Kilkeel! The project will specifically focus on the Ulster-Scots #Language and #Traditions used in #Farming & #Fishing communities in #Mourne!

Fantastic result for our #Kirknarra Dancers who were competing today at a Highland Dance Competition in Clough! Well done to our team for bringing home more medals and even a trophy to add to the collection! #SimplyTheBest #TeamK #ScottishHighlandDance

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