Aughlish Ulster-Scots - "Home of Ulster-Scots culture in Scarva"

CHARITY No. 103811

 Aughlish Ulster-Scots Group was established in 2003 by a number of enthusiasts belonging to Aughlish Cultural Society who recognised that the term Ulster Scot more accurately reflected their heritage and identity, The group meets monthly in Aughlish Orange Hall, Scarva and organises a varied programme including, tuition classes, lectures relating to Ulster-Scots Culture, History or Heritage and commemoratory or celebratory events.
The Group promotes awareness of the cultural heritage (including history, language, music, literature and folklore) by running classes, tuition, exhibitions and social activities We provide facilities in the interests of social welfare for education, recreation and
other leisure time activity with the object of improving the conditions of life of the people of  Ulster-Scots community who are in need of such facilities as a result of their youth, age, poverty, social or economic circumstances, and enable the people of the Ulster-Scots community to grow in understanding and confidence in their own cultural heritage that They may be in a position to share on an equitable basis with other traditions,

As our slogan says we are proud of our past but we are also forging our future.

The group is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland. 

Charity Number 103811

 


Membership is open to all those who subscribe to the groups aims and objectives and pay an annual subscription. Classes and events are open to everyone whether a member or not. As part of our community outreach programme and emphasising our commitment to the social life of the village we organise events in the Community, Church and Orange halls within Scarva.


We are always pleased to welcome new members either to the group itself or to any of the classes or events. If you would like to join us or get involved in any of our events we would love to see you. Why not come along and enjoy the crack. For forthcoming events please visit our News and Events Pages.




 

We appreciate the financial assistance from Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council        









"Proud of our Past - Forging our Future"
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