A life in song and Narrative

Marjorie Gadd has been a long term member of the musical ensemble Silkweed.

Slikweed specialises in presenting themes and stories of historical and social significance using music and multi-media productions with visual and theatrical.

Their show, Maria Island of Dreams, received great public and critical acclaim for its informative moving tribute to Maria Island a beautiful Island off Tasmania's East Coast.

Marjorie and Silkweed are currnetly writing the script and music for a new show based on the life of Lady Franklin. Lady Franklin, was an extraordinary 19th century Lady. In her time in Van Dieman's Land/Tasmania as wife of the Governor Sir John Franklin, Lady Jane Franklin transformed the island, its culture and influenced the aspirations and the well being  of its population.