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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Ulster-Scots Workbooks

It’s great to see our freens in Canada enjoying our wee Ulster-Scots Workbooks! 🇨🇦

These workbooks have been especially designed and produced to help teach weans more about the Ulster-Scots ... See more

The Highland Heathers

It’s fantastic to see so many of our local Ulster-Scots Groups benefitting from this Covid-19 Response grant aid support from the Ulster-Scots Agency! 👏

Our Highland Heathers Ladies Group ... See more

The Highland Heathers are happy to announce that we have recently received support from the Ulster-Scots Agency. This has allowed us to provide activities for our members online and will allow a safe ... See more

Timeline Photos

Very appropriate to see the flags flying at half mast in Kilkeel as a mark of respect for the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Timeline Photos

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh this morning at the age of 99.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Queen and the Royal ... See more

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council currently has their Financial Assistance 2021-2022 - Call 2 round of Funding open.

Some of the themes within this fund may be of interest to some of the ... See more

Northern Ireland Veterans' Support Office

A super project to engage veterans in film production! Get in contact with AAVS for more information!

🎥Attention all film buffs, movie makers and aspiring actors! 🎬

AA Veterans' Support (AAVS) have recently received funding through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to run a number of ... See more

Remember folks, the Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band will be hosting an ONLINE QUIZ TONIGHT at 8pm.

Quiz Master Gareth Crozier will be hosting the Quiz, which will be available online via Zoom ... See more

The Highland Heathers

Well done to our Highland Heathers ladies group for organising this great wee Easter Baskets activity for their members! 🐣

It’s great to see that even though restrictions are permitting The ... See more

Good Morning everyone! We hope you've all had a lovely Easter! ☀️

Ladies, what a beautiful display of Easter baskets. A huge well done to you all, the creative talent is definitely high around ... See more

Happy Easter Everyone!

Easter is one of the most important dates in the Christian calendar and normally today, churches and Meeting Houses across the country would be packed for Easter services. ... See more

The month of March was a very busy month for the Schomberg Society as we delivered a series of training programmes online as well as a series of online ‘Discussion Events’ to discuss a wide ... See more

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To view a selection of our Ulster-Scots leaflets, booklets, books, exhibitions and videos, why not check out our website!

#UlsterScots #Schomberg #Mourne

Due to high demand, we have another batch of Orange Centenary Flags in stock!

The flags cost £10 each which includes DELIVERY directly to your door within the Kingdom of #Mourne. (Kilkeel/Ballymartin/Annalong and surrounding countryside area).

#NI100 #Centenary

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council’s Online Book of Condolence to mark the passing of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh is open.

You can extend your sympathies to Her Majesty The Queen and the entire Royal Family by following this link:

The Ceremonial Royal Funeral for HRH Prince Philip will take place tomorrow, Saturday 17 April at 3pm at St George’s Chapel, Windsor.

Please remember, there will be a National Minute’s Silence tomorrow at 3pm in Remembrance of the Duke of Edinburgh.


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