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

β€œBuilding 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 Ulster-Scots Agency currently has their School Ulster-Scots Music and Dance Tuition Funding Programme Open! 🎢

The Schomberg Society is providing help and advice for any local Schools who ... See more

Well done to Ardarragh Accordion Band Rathfriland on hosting a great band parade last night in Rathfriland! πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Although a cold night, there was a brilliant turnout of bands and it was great to ... See more

Isn’t it no wonder that Ulster is often referred to as a Province of Scotland? 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Don’t these Scottish Highland Cattle just look right at home here grazing on the ... See more

Upcoming Cultural Night on Saturday 20th April with DJ Gareth Crozier! πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§


The Ulster-Scots Agency currently have their funding programme open for groups to apply for financial support towards running an Ulster-Scots Summer ... See more


Calling all Ulster-Scots Cultural Groups, Marching Bands, Loyal Orders and Community Groups! πŸ’°

The Schomberg Society is hosting a Funding Advice Fair on Thursday ... See more

Kilkeel Orange Hall

We always enjoy supporting Table Quizzes in local Orange Halls! πŸ“

Well done to Aughnahoory LOL343B for organising a great nights crack with all proceeds in aid of the Drew Nelson Legacy Fund. ... See more

Congratulations to the Schomberg team who were the winners of the Aughnahoory table quiz last night in kilkeel Orange Hall.

It’s great to see lots of folk interested in our first ever Ulster-Scots Language Night here in Reivers House! πŸ“š

We’re really looking forward to finding out more about the local Ulster-Scots ... See more

Roden LOL 1943 are hosting their Annual Tractor Run on Saturday 25th May leaving Roden Orange Hall at 6.45pm. πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎ

All tractors, vintage cars, motorbikes and other vehicles welcome! The ... See more

The Highland Heathers

Our Highland Heathers Ladies Group is having a β€˜Easter Craft Night’ in Reivers House next Wednesday from 7.30pm! Get in contact with the Highland Heathers via their Facebook page to book your ... See more

Highland Heather's almost that time again (a wee bit earlier this month! πŸ˜‰)

Please join us for an 'eggciting' Easter craft evening!! πŸ₯šπŸ₯šπŸ₯š

Meeting at our usual time in ... See more

What a super time we all had at our #UlsterScots Language Workshop last night in #ReiversHouse with Matthew Warwick of the @USCN1! It was great to see so many people from all ages and backgrounds coming along to find out more about the Ulster-Scots words we use here in #Mourne!


Our Annual #ReiversGathering & BBQ will be our first event of our #ReiversFestival2019 at @mournecottages on Friday 28th June 2019 at 7.30pm! Everyone is more than welcome to come along and enjoy a super lineup of #UlsterScots entertainment and of course enjoy our BBQ!

We would like to wish all of our #Kirknarra Dancers the very best for their #HighlandDance Exams in Annalong and Kilkeel today! Good luck girls!

Looking forward to the first parade of the year this weekend in #Annalong hosted by Annalong Single Star. All spectators are more than welcome! #ParadingSeason @BandParades

Please remember we’re hosting our #UlsterScots Language Event this Thursday evening in #ReiversHouse, Kilkeel from 7.30pm! We look forward to seeing you there to find out more about the Ulster-Scots words we all use everyday! #Mourne #ALanguageWeAllUse

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