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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Thanks to Nelson McCausland for joining with us at our Burns Night last weekend in the Kilmorey Arms Hotel, Kilkeel! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Photo by Eve McBride.

We would like to thank everyone for the lovely feedback from our Burns Night last weekend! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

We’re delighted everyone had a fantastic night! 🎉

A special mention to ... See more

🥁 Apprentice Boys of Derry Ballinran Branch Variety Concert! 🥁

Come along tomorrow night to this great Variety Concert at 8pm in Ballinran Orange Hall! Our Kirknarra School of Dance are really ... See more


Are you interested in volunteering and getting some unique experience in a very busy community centre?

Then why not get in contact with us! This is an excellent ... See more

Reivers Youth Choir

We had such fantastic feedback from our Reivers Youth Choir’s performances at our Burns Night! 🎵

If your child would like to come along tonight from 6-7pm for Singing Tuition Classes with ... See more

Meeting thisevening at 6pm, new members welcome!
After our fantastic performance at Burns night we are getting stuck into some fun Disney pieces thisevening, can't wait!


Just a reminder there’s still time to register for our Fiddle / Violin Classes starting next Tuesday from 3.30-5.30pm in ... See more

Photos from Schomberg Mourne UlsterScots's post

Fantastic coverage in today’s Mourne Observer from our Burns Night! We’re glad everyone really enjoyed their Night! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿


Remember there is still time to enrol for our Music and Dance Classes which are taking place from next week in Reivers House! 🎵

Please see below ... See more

Some lovely photos in today’s Outlook from our Burns Night! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

BBC Northern Ireland

We’re delighted to see local girl Tessa Wilson featured on this new Ulster-Scots programme, ‘The People’s Painter’. 🎨

Tessa used do dance in our Kirknarra School of Dance and also ... See more

Tessa has a mountain to climb if she wants to emulate art icon William Conor ⛰️ but will the judges be impressed with her effort? 🎨 Catch up on the first episode of The People’s Painters on ... See more

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The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band are hosting weekly Tuition Classes in both Flute and Snare Drum everyone Tuesday evening from 7.15pm in #ReiversHouse. Everyone is more than welcome to come along. #UlsterScots #Tuition #MarchingBands

Why not come along to this great Concert tonight for a very worthy cause. #RoyalBlack #GrandMastersAppeal

We had a great time at our new Lambeg Drumming Classes in #ReiversHouse last night! It’s brilliant to see new faces, both old and young coming along to learn about our #UlsterScots culture and the unique skill of playing the Lambeg Drum!


New Fiddle / Violin Classes went down a treat yesterday with lots of new beginners and experienced fiddle players including both children and adults! If you want to come along and learn the fiddle in Reivers House, #Kilkeel, why not get in touch with us for more info!#UlsterScots

We had a fantastic time at our new Drum Majoring Classes which started last night in Reivers House tutored by World Champion Drum Major Emma Barr! It’s super to have 15 young children enrolled for the Tuition Classes! #UlsterScots #Tuition #Kilkeel

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