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

โ€œBuilding a strong and dynamic Ulster-Scots community within the Kingdom of Mourne and beyond through empowerment and education.โ€


Schomberg Society formed in 1998.



An Ulster-Scots Umbrella organisation.



Promoting our rich Ulster-Scots culture and traditions.

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Schomberg Society Burns Night 2018

Hereโ€™s a wee throwback to our Burns Night a couple of years ago! ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐ŸŽ‰

Weโ€™re all really looking forward to what will be another fantastic Burns Night this year again ... See more

The Schomberg Society's Burns Night 2018...Celebrating 20 years of success!

๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ๐ŸŽ‰ SCHOMBERGโ€™S ANNUAL BURNS NIGHT 2020!๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

Weโ€™re delighted to be hosting our Annual Burns Night Dinner on SATURDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2020 in ... See more

The Schomberg Society would like to extend our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to Roberta & James on the birth of their baby daughter.

Proverbs 22:6 - โ€˜Start children off on the way ... See more


The Schomberg Society is facilitating a FREE Refresher Child Protection Training Course on Thursday 16th January 2020 at 7.15pm in Reivers House, ... See more

Rising Sons of the Valley

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band practices in Reivers House and is currently recruiting for the new parading season! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

If your interested in joining the band, please contact the band ... See more

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band is currently recruiting new members in all sections of the band! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

If your interested in joining the band, please get in contact with us via our ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Happy Hogmanay to all of our fabulous Dancers, Parents and our Supporters! ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ณ๓ ฃ๓ ด๓ ฟ

This year has brought many highlights and memorable moments for our Kirknarra School of Dance ... See more

The Schomberg Society would like to wish everyone a Bonnie Hogmanay and a Prosperous New Year! ๐ŸŽ‰

Tonight, the whole world will sing Rabbie Burnsโ€™ โ€˜Auld Lang Syneโ€™ bringing in the New Year ... See more

This time last week was the last day of our Christmas Broadcast of Fusefm Mourne and what a fantastic Live Christmas Carol Service we all had to finish off on a high! ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐ŸŽ…

We would like to take ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Kirknarra Dancer Anna Martin pictured with Ian Crozier CEO of the Ulster-Scots Agency in the Fusefm Mourne Radio Studio! ๐ŸŽง

Kirknarra School of Dance

A special thanks to our Kirknarra Dancers who have been busy performing at our Christmas events in Reivers House as part of our Fusefm Mourne Christmas Radio Broadcast! ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŽ

Our Kirknarra Dancers enjoyed performing at Fusefm Mourneโ€™s Live Christmas Carol Service last weekend in Reivers House!๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ

The girls are pictured here with Ian Crozier, CEO of the ... See more

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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