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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We had a lovely visit for the first time to Derryboye Primary School, just outside Crossgar to talk to the pupils about Ulster-Scots Language, Culture and History! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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❗️Maths and English Tuition Classes - SUSPENDED! ❗️

Following the latest advice from the UK Government, we have also made the decision to suspend our Maths and English Tuition Classes in ... See more

The Highland Heathers

Good evening ladies!
As you are well aware, due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, many organisations and groups are closed, to protect the safety and wellbeing of everyone involved.

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🎉Happy St. Patrick’s Day Everyone! 🎉

St. Patrick, also described as the Apostle of Ulster is credited with bringing Christianity to these shores during the 5th Century.

Patrick was born in ... See more

Unfortunately we have made the decision this morning to postpone our Annual St. Patrick’s Stew and Quiz Night, which would have been taking place on Tuesday night.

Due to the ongoing concerns of ... See more

🌟 11th July Stalls 🌟

We're already taking bookings for various stalls for our 11th July Afternoon and Night events this year! 🍔 🍟 🍪 🥤 🏹 ⚽️

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We’re delighted to announce that due to popular demand, the D-DAY DARLINGS will be returning to perform this year at our 11th Night Concert! ... See more

We had a lovely visit today to some of the pupils at Mourne Independent Christian School to talk about Ulster-Scots history, culture and traditions! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

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Reivers House is a very busy hub of activity with numerous classes, events, workshops and programmes taking place almost every day and night of the week.

In order to prevent any possibility of ... See more

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Yesterday, the Schomberg Society enjoyed organising a day trip away! 🚌

Our first stop off was at Monaghan Orange Hall where we were able to get an insight into some of the fantastic work being ... See more

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We have just finished putting together this new educational leaflet which has been designed to give school children a better understanding of our #UlsterScots culture, history and heritage! We’re looking forward to getting them distributed when the current crisis has passed!

Make sure to get a copy of today’s Mourne Observer to check out our new ‘Houl Yer Wheesht’ Column for #UlsterScots in the Greater Mournes! #Outreach #Culture #Language #Events #Music #Dance #History #Traditions #PlacesOfInterest #PeopleOfInterest

Festival Annoucement - Back this year due to demand is the D-Day Darlings who will be performing at our 11th Night Celebrations in #Kilkeel! Get this date in your diaries folks, it’s shaping up to be a fantastic night! #ReiversFestival2020 #UKPremierWarTimeAct #UlsterScots

We had a lovely visit this afternoon to some of the pupils from Mourne Independent Christian School to talk about #UlsterScots culture, history and language! #Outreach #Education #Weans

This weekend, members from the Schomberg Society enjoyed a day trip away visiting Monaghan Orange Hall and County Cavan Museum. #StudyVisit #WorldWarOneTrenches #Brethren #FestivalPlanning

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