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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Reivers Youth Choir

It’s fantastic to see our Reivers Youth Choir going from strength to strength! 🎤

We can’t wait to hear and see them performing at some upcoming exciting events! 🎶

Today is our last session before Easter break.
Meeting straight after school today in KPS!🎶

This week we're gonna have some fun and cake as we celebrate our FIRST BIRTHDAY! 🎉
We now have over ... See more

Schomberg Mourne UlsterScots

We are very excited with the response from our announcement that the D Day Darlings will be performing this year at our 11th Night Open Air Concert in Kilkeel! 🎉

Delighted to say that this will ... See more


We are absolutely delighted to announce that the Britain’s Got Talent Finalists of 2018 - ‘The D DAY DARLINGS’ will be performing this year at our ... See more


We have been getting quite a few enquiries recently regarding our Fiddle and Violin Tuition Classes! 🎵

Our classes are tutored weekly on Tuesdays between ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

It’s absolutely fantastic to see our new Highland Dance Classes in Annalong Orange Hall going from strength to strength! 👏

We all can’t wait to see these new Kirknarra Dancers making their ... See more

We’re all very proud of how well our new Dancers in our Annalong Dance Class have progressed over the past few months! 👏

Here’s some of our Beginner Dancers in our first class in Annalong who ... See more

Everyone is more than welcome to come along to Cranfield LOL 907’s Beach Clean on Saturday 20th April! 🏖

A great initiative to help raise funds for the Drew Nelson Legacy Fund! 👏

This Saturday night will be Ardaragh Accordion Band’s Annual Band Parade in Rathfriland kicking off at 7.30pm! Hope the weather stays good for the band and that the band is well supported! ... See more

Well done to Loyal Sons of Benagh, Newry on hosting a brilliant parade last night with a great turnout of spectators! 🇬🇧

What a powerful evening for a Band Parade! ☀️

All the best to Loyal Sons of Benagh Flute Band who will be hosting their Annual Band Parade tonight in Newry! 🥁 🎶

Crossgar Young Defenders Flute Band

Well done to Crossgar Young Defenders on hosting a great annual parade last night! 👏

Well done to all the bands on parade - check this list out to see how loud your band was! 🇬🇧

Can we thank the 26 bands that turned up to support us tonight, the PSNI for helping with traffic duties and the public who turned up to watch. The parade wasn't judged as a competition and a Decibel ... See more

Tonight is the first parade of the year for quite a few of the bands in the Greater Mourne area who will be travelling to Crossgar to support Crossgar Young Defenders Flute Band at their Annual Band ... See more

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What a super time we all had at our #UlsterScots Language Workshop last night in #ReiversHouse with Matthew Warwick of the @USCN1! It was great to see so many people from all ages and backgrounds coming along to find out more about the Ulster-Scots words we use here in #Mourne!


Our Annual #ReiversGathering & BBQ will be our first event of our #ReiversFestival2019 at @mournecottages on Friday 28th June 2019 at 7.30pm! Everyone is more than welcome to come along and enjoy a super lineup of #UlsterScots entertainment and of course enjoy our BBQ!

We would like to wish all of our #Kirknarra Dancers the very best for their #HighlandDance Exams in Annalong and Kilkeel today! Good luck girls!

Looking forward to the first parade of the year this weekend in #Annalong hosted by Annalong Single Star. All spectators are more than welcome! #ParadingSeason @BandParades

Please remember we’re hosting our #UlsterScots Language Event this Thursday evening in #ReiversHouse, Kilkeel from 7.30pm! We look forward to seeing you there to find out more about the Ulster-Scots words we all use everyday! #Mourne #ALanguageWeAllUse

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