Ulster-Scots Reivers Festival

July 3, 2015 – July 11, 2015 all-day
Reivers House
Newry, Newry and Mourne BT34
Roberta - Schomberg Society
(028) 4176 9678
Ulster-Scots Reivers Festival @ Reivers House | Kilkeel | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom

Friday 3rd – Festival Launch (Showcasing local Ulster-Scots talent)
Broadcast live on Fusefm Mourne 106.2fm Reivers House, 1.00-3.00pm

Saturday 4th – Ulster-Scots Soiree at Hanna’s Close Kilkeel, 7.30-10.30pm
This will feature Fiddles, Flutes, Lambeg Drums, Highland Dancers, Pipes, Soloist Natalie Stevenson and BBQ
(Tickets cost £6 and are available from Reivers House)

Sunday 5th – Gospel Concert, Broadcast live on Fusefm Mourne 106.2fm Reivers House 3.00-4.00pm
(Featuring local Gospel Choirs and Musicians)

Monday 6th – Launch of local Art & Photography Exhibition Broadcast live on Fusefm Mourne 106.2fm Kilkeel Library, 12pm-5pm, (WWI talks by Historian Philip Orr & Jim Hudson, Royal British Legion Kilkeel)
Exhibition on Display 6th-11th July

Wednesday 8th – Highland Dance Workshop, Reivers House from 10.00am-2.00pm

Thursday 9th – Old Tyme Tay Dance, Friends of Sleive Roe, Slieve Roe House Kilkeel, 2.00pm- 4.00pm
(Music by Country Musician, Samuel Miskelly), Everyone Welcome!

Also on Thursday 9th there will be a Lambeg Drum Workshop at Reivers House, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Friday 10th – Ulster-Scots Poetry Competition, Reivers House, 1.00-3.00pm
Broadcast live on Fusefm Mourne 106.2fm

Saturday 11th – Afternoon Street Concert, Lower Square, Kilkeel, 1.00-3.00pm, (Showcasing Highland Dance, Fifes, Flutes, Lambeg Drums and Fiddles)

Also on Saturday 11th there is the 11th Night Pagent, Kilkeel 7.30pm. This will feature a variety of Living History Characters, Fifes, Drums, Floats, Vintage Vechicles and MarchingG Band. Which will be followed by an Open-Air Concert, at the Orange Fields, Manse Road, Kilkeel, 9.00-10.45pm. Entertainment to include cookery demonstrations, childrens entertainment, stalls, living history exhibitions and a fireworks extravaganza!