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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Due to the current lockdown, unfortunately Reivers House will be closed for the next four weeks.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, however the ... See more

Here’s a throwback to the D-Day Exhibition which was on display at our 11th July Celebrations in Kilkeel last year!

This was a fantastic exhibition organised by Neil Henning and it was great to ... See more

The Schomberg Society has produced an Information Leaflet to provide Community Groups and Community Facilities with Advice and Guidance to help combat Covid-19! ✅

This leaflet has been produced ... See more

Here’s a throwback to last November when members from the Schomberg Society dressed in 36th Ulster Division Uniforms and enjoyed taking part in the Drum Head Service at the Royal British Legion’s ... See more

Our Schomberg Society masks have arrived and they look fantastic! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

It’s great to see one of our Councillors, Alan Lewis wearing his out and about! 😷

If anyone ... See more

Spotted this lovely boat in Kilkeel Harbour today with a Northern Ireland crest on it!

Here’s a wee throwback to #VEDay2020 just a few months ago! It was fantastic to see so many people in Mourne celebrating this important anniversary from the safety of their own homes! 🎉 🇬🇧 ... See more

At last years Remembrance Service in Kilkeel, members from the Schomberg Society were honoured to have formed a Guard of Honour at Mourne Presbyterian Church Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday. ... See more

Newry, Mourne & Down PCSP

We’re delighted to have a great working relationship with Newry, Mourne and Down PCSP and to be involved with some of the great work they are carrying out in this area! 👏

From road safety projects to crime prevention events, training to trailer marking, youth programmes to Neighbourhood Watch.....we've been a bit busy!

Take a look at what we have been up to - a year ... See more

Here’s a throwback to our World War One Trench System that was on display in Reivers House in November 2018!

The Trench System was an excellent opportunity for the Schomberg Society to work with ... See more

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Check out our monthly Ulster-Scots Column in today’s Mourne Observer!

Make sure to grab yourself a copy and find out about more about some of our Ulster-Scots projects and activities underway for 2021!

#UlsterScots #MourneObserver #HoulYerWheesht


Thanks to everyone who has sent in photos of their Burns Night at ‘Hame’!

We’re really pleased to see so many people celebrated #BurnsNight from the safety of their homes this year! Well done everyone!

Here’s another photo we received from a Burns Night celebrated in Annalong!

Our Chairperson, Gareth Crozier will be speaking on BBC Radio Ulster Evening Extra this evening about how you can celebrate Burns Night this year from the safety of your home!

Make sure to listen in folks and enjoy your #BurnsNight at #Hame!

Happy Burns Night everyone! Don’t forget to enjoy our #VirtualBurnsNight by checking out the link below! You won’t be disappointed!

Also remember to send us in photos of your #BurnsNightAtHame, we would love to see them!

There’s a ‘quare wee drap o’ snaw’ across Mourne today!

Here’s ‘Olaf’ wearing his lovely tartan scarf with Schomberg Society members, Sharon & Rachel Hutchinson!

#Snaw #Foundered #Coul #QuareCrack

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