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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Kirknarra School of Dance

Thanks to Annalong Girls Brigade for the opportunity to come along and deliver Highland Dance Workshops to their girls! It was great to see them all enjoying learning a little about our Ulster-Scots ... See more

Over the past couple of weeks, we have enjoyed visiting the girls in Annalong Girls Brigade to deliver some Highland Dance Workshops! ๐Ÿ’ƒ

What a fantastic bunch of girls and a real credit to all of ... See more

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We were delighted to welcome a visiting group of almost 50 from SEFF Victims & Survivors Group in Fermanagh to enjoy an Ulster-Scots Guided Tour with us this weekend in the Kingdom of Mourne! ๐ŸšŽ ... See more

Well done to the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland for hosting โ€™A Joyful Noiseโ€™ last night in the Ulster Hall! ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

It was fantastic night and it was great to see so many men from Mourne singing ... See more

Kilkeel High School


The Schomberg Society is delighted to be working in partnership with Kilkeel High School and Mourne District LOL No. 6 to deliver this exciting new ... See more


The Schomberg Society in partnership with KHS and Mourne District LOL No 6 is offering free Maths and English tuition to current Year 12 students who have not achieved a C grade in ... See more

The Marching Band Season is almost finished, however, tonight there will be a large number of Bands travelling to Rathfriland in support of Moneyslane Flute Band! ๐Ÿฅ

The host band will be ... See more


Folks, weโ€™re still selling Squares for our โ€˜Cow Pat Challengeโ€™! ๐Ÿ’ฐ

As soon as all of our Squares are sold, we will be letting the Cow loose ... See more

The Highland Heathers

Our Highland Heathers Ladies are hosting a Healthy Eating Themed night next Wednesday evening at 7.30pm in Reivers House! ๐Ÿ‰ ๐Ÿˆ ๐Ÿ‡

This looks like a super night - all ladies welcome! ๐Ÿ ... See more

Evening ladies....hope you're all well! โ˜บ
We are back again next Wednesday night in Reivers House.

Please join us for our health and wellbeing night, where were going to make some fun fruit ... See more

Kirknarra School of Dance

Our Kirknarra School of Dance is hosting their Annual Highland Dance Competition on Saturday 16th November in Christ Church Kilkeelโ€™s Hall! ๐Ÿ’ƒ

Please see the link below for Entry Forms for any ... See more


We are looking forward to having our own Annual Highland Dance Competition on Saturday 16th November 2019 in Christ Church Hall, Newry Street, ... See more

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Here's a wee throwback to the 11th Night in Kilkeel!

Our Lambeg Drummers enjoyed opening up the 11th Night Concert in the Fields with a traditional 'Blatter' on the Lambeg ... See more

Schomberg Mourne UlsterScots

Please remember folks the Ulster-Scots Agency is hosting a workshop for their Music & Dance Tuition Funding Programme tomorrow evening in Banbridge!

We would encourage any groups or bands ... See more

The Ulster-Scots Agency Music & Dance Tuition Funding Programme for 2020 is NOW OPEN!

If your group or band is interested in applying for funding from the Ulster-Scots Agency for music and dance ... See more

We had a lovely afternoon with a visiting group of almost 50 folk from Belfast who enjoyed taking part in one of our #UlsterScots Guided Tours of #Mourne! Weโ€™re delighted to have welcomed so many different visiting groups to the Mournes already this year!


We will be facilitating a Food and Hygiene Training Course on Thursday 14th November at 7.30pm in Reivers House, Kilkeel. This training support is specifically aimed at Marching Bands, Ulster-Scots Groups & Loyal Orders. #CapacityBuilding #Outreach #Training #Support

The Rising Sons of the Valley Flute Band practice in our Ulster-Scots Centre, Reivers House and the band is currently providing tuition classes in both Flute and Snare Drum. If your interested in joining the band, plesss get in contact with us for more info! #MarchingBands

Weโ€™re looking forward to officially launching our new #UlsterScots Project next Wednesday 23rd October at 7.30pm in Reivers House, Kilkeel! The project will specifically focus on the Ulster-Scots #Language and #Traditions used in #Farming & #Fishing communities in #Mourne!

Fantastic result for our #Kirknarra Dancers who were competing today at a Highland Dance Competition in Clough! Well done to our team for bringing home more medals and even a trophy to add to the collection! #SimplyTheBest #TeamK #ScottishHighlandDance

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