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Stokers Siding village
Stokers Siding and the surrounding districts of Dunbible, Fernvale and Smiths Creek is a quiet, picturesque area set amongst rolling green pastures and sub tropical rainforest within eyesight of the ever-present Mt Warning/ Wollumbin.

Stokers village is ideally placed 12km from Murwillumbah and 45km from both the Gold Coast and Byron Bay.  The area is surrounded by world heritage National Parks such as Springbrook, Lamington, Border Ranges and Nightcap National Park and is within easy reach of fabulous golden beaches stretching from Coolangatta in the north to Byron and beyond in the south.

The area was first settled in 1882 when Joseph Stoker bought 600 acres at 2 shillings an acre.  The land was first used for sugar cane then later dairying and bananas. The Murwillumbah to Casino rail opened in 1894.  It was the meeting of the roads and the train line that gave birth to the name Stokers Siding.

Stokers village has a number of popular businesses including Stokers Siding Art Gallery housed in the historic 1921 pottery building.  A General Store/Post Office with a verandah tea room is located in the old railway station on the opposite side of Stokers Rd.

The village has a vibrant public school, opened in 1917 which takes pride in its excellent staff, relaxed friendly atmosphere and strong parental and community support.

The village also boasts a very well used historic, community hall known as the Stokers Siding Dunbible Memorial Hall.  Amongst other things, the hall features an amateur talent night on the first Friday of every month (except January) called “Fifteen Minutes of Fame” which guarantees a night of variety, fun and enjoyment. Licensed bar from 6.30pm or BYO. Dinner from 7pm. Menu changes each month.

Stokers Siding Community Association supports development of the disused Murwillumbah to Casino railway line as the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.  Read more.

What’s On

Kangaroo Moon is coming to Stokers Hall Saturday 24 Feb.

Takeaway at Stokers Hall every Friday other than the 1st Friday of the month. Join the friendly locals and stay on for a drink and chat or just grab a takeaway to enjoy at home. Menu changes each Friday. Prices range between $10 and $15.

Stokers Siding Hall Committee meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5.30pm in the Stokers Community Hall.

Stokers Siding Village Market has ended.

Fifteen Minutes of Fame variety show held on the 1st Friday of each month in the Stokers Community Hall, The next show is 2nd March. $10 entry. Main meal $10, desert $5. Meals served from 7pm, show starts at 8.00pm. Licensed bar & BYO.
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Uki Farmers Market At the Uki Hall every Saturday 8am to 1pm. phone Anita: 6679 5438

Uki Buttery Bazaar Third Sunday of each month, 8am to 2pm. For bookings & info call Lisa 0487 329 150