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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Highland Dancing went down a blast today at our Ulster-Scots Summer Scheme in Annalong! 💃

We’re looking forward to seeing quite a few of these new faces joining our Dance Classes in Annalong ... See more

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An appearance from a Magician hosting a Magic Show with some Balloon Modelling went down a treat at our Ulster-Scots Summer Scheme this morning in Annalong Orange Hall! 🎈

Kirknarra School of Dance

Some lovely photos of our Kirknarra Dancers in today’s Outlook! 💃

Make sure to get a copy of today’s Outlook! 💃

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Thanks to Aimee Glenny for joining with the children at our Ulster-Scots Summer Scheme in Annalong to do some Arts and Crafts! 🎨

What a super first day we all had at our first ever Ulster-Scots Summer Scheme in Annalong! 🎉

It’s brilliant to see so many new children coming along and learning about Ulster-Scots for the ... See more

This time one month ago we were all enjoying the 11th Night Celebrations in Kilkeel! 🎉

Where did that month go to?! What a super night we all had finishing off our Reivers Festival on a high! ... See more

This week marks the 330th Anniversary of the lifting of the Siege of Derry.

The Siege began with the ‘Closing of the Gates’ on 18th December 1688 and went on to be the longest Siege in the ... See more

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It’s a busy time of the year for Summer Schemes! We enjoyed saying hello to the children attending MAST Victims Group’s Summer Scheme and giving the children an opportunity to learn a little more ... See more

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We had a lovely visit to SEFF’s Ulster-Scots Summer Scheme this afternoon in Rathfriland to give the children and young people an opportunity to learn a little bit about our Ulster-Scots history, ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Brilliant work! Well done to Kirknarra Dancer Amelia McKibbin who bought another four medals home from the Highland Dance Competition in Londonderry! 👏🎉

A big well done to Amelia McKibbin who kept the Kirknarra flag flying high yet again today, bringing home another 4 medals to add to the collection from the Competition today in Londonderry! Super ... See more

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Brilliant results for our #Kirknarra Dancers who were competing at today’s #HighlandDance Competition in #Newcastle! Well done #TeamKirknarra who brought home a trophy and more medals to add to the collection!

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Our #HighlandHeathers Ladies Group is meeting again next Wednesday night at 7.30pm at Reivers House! The ladies are looking forward to their Guided Tour of the Old Church Graveyard in #Kilkeel followed by treating themselves to an ice cream! #GuidedTour #UlsterScots #AuldKirk

We’re delighted to be starting our new term of #HighlandDance Classes this September again in both #Kilkeel and #Annalong! Get in contact with us for more information or to book your place! #ScottishDancing #TeamKirknarra

Lots of super coverage in last weeks local press from our recent #UlsterScots projects and activities including our #ReiversFestival2019, Summer Schemes and #Kirknarra Dancers!

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We had a lovely visit from an #UlsterScots Summer Scheme from Belfast last weekend! The group of children enjoyed their visit to Reivers House to learn about our culture and heritage followed by visits to Greencastle Castle and the Silent Valley! #UlsterScotsGuidedTours

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