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 Highland Heathers

The first event of 2020 organised by our Highland Heathers! Looks like a great night! Everyone welcome! 🍰 ☕️'s almost that time again!! ☺

Our 1st Highland Heathers gathering of 2020 is sure to be another great evening!

Join us as we make use of our creative skills once again, and best of ... See more

Mourne Youth Forum

Mourne Youth Forum are hosting the One Punch Can Kill event on Wednesday 22nd January at 7pm in Newry Street Unite Community Centre, Hillside Drive, Kilkeel. All over 14’s are welcome!

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This time in two weeks, we will be getting ready for our Annual Burns Night in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel Kilkeel! ... See more

Tonight we had a Refresher Child Protection Course in Reivers House with representatives from Ulster-Scots Groups, Marching Bands & Loyal Orders! ✅

Just a reminder that the Schomberg Society will ... See more

Our very own Chairperson Gareth Crozier will be reciting the ‘Address to the Haggis’ at our Annual Burns Night on Saturday 1st February in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel! ... See more

🌟 Designated Person Training Course 🌟

The Schomberg Society is facilitating a FREE Designated Person Training Course, which will take place over two evenings on Thursday 23rd and Thursday ... See more

Our tickets for Burns Night are selling quickly! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

We’re delighted as well that there are also quite a few folk travelling quite a distance to attend our Burns Night, ... See more

Kilmorey Arms Hotel Kilkeel

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Kilmorey Arms Hotel are proud to be hosting the Annual Burns Night run by the Schomberg Society!

A night full of culture, ... See more

This time in THREE WEEKS, we will be busy decorating the Function Room in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel for our Annual Burns Night Celebrations! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🎉

This is always a fantastic ... See more


Don’t forget, we’re hosting a FREE Refresher Child Protection Training Course next THURSDAY 16th January 2020 at 7.15pm in Reivers House, ... See more

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We enjoyed working along with Greenvale Nursing Home in Castlewellan to organise a Burns Night which took place last night in their Nursing Home! #HighlandDance #Haggis #Pipes #Scottish #Traditions #RabbieBurns #BurnsNight2020


Last night we enjoying having an information stand at the #MarchingOn Event in Clifton Street Orange Hall - a great opportunity to outreach and promote #UlsterScots culture and traditions! Well done to the Jordanstown Orange Society and @OrangeOrder for organising the night!


We will be facilitating our new season of Violin / Fiddle Tuition Classes on Fridays from 3.30pm in Reivers House, Kilkeel! All new beginners and experienced musicians are more than welcome to come along! Thanks to the @UlsterScotsAgen for supporting these Tuition Classes!

Our new season of Lambeg Drumming Tuition Classes will be commencing in February and will take place each Wednesday evening from 7.30pm in Reivers House! Everyone is more than welcome to come along! Thanks to the @UlsterScotsAgen for supporting these Tuition Classes! #UlsterScots


Only two weeks to go! This time in two weeks, we will be getting ready for our Annual Burns Night in the @Kilmorey_Arms! Tickets are selling quickly, so make sure to get in contact with us as soon as possible to get yours booked! #Haggis #RabbieBurns #BurnsNight2020

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