Bristol Fringe Festival- VerseCycle / Caroline Burrows ‘Turning Pedals into Poems’ show

As part of Bristol Fringe Festival we have a lovely afternoon matinee show from Caroline Burrows.

Verse Cycle: Turning Pedals into Poems starts at 2pm and is Pay what you can, tickets are available through Headfirst.

Join poet, writer and cyclist Caroline Burrows for an afternoon of poetry (The Cloak & Dagger also does food and drinks).

‘Turning Pedals into Poems’ is Caroline Burrows’ one-woman poetry show, which she is touring sustainably by bike during August and September 2022, starting in Bristol, travelling via rural locations and cities, over the Peak District and the Pennines, up to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, and a bit beyond.

Full Tour Updates can be found on FB: @VerseCycle

Caroline’s poetry has featured on BBC Radio 4, been printed in BBC Sky at Night Magazine, shown at the Sheffield Adventure and Kendal Mountain Film Festivals and been shortlisted for the Sustainability First Art Prize.

Her short stories have been published in The National Flash Fiction Anthology, The Charles Causley Trust, and The Lancaster One Minute Monologues. She has also written articles for several publishers including Cycling UK & Adventure Cyclist magazines.

Join Caroline for an hour of poems on themes ranging from about her adventures by bike; from moongazing and to the science of our Sun, along with others about trying to be more environmentally friendly, mental health, love, social commentary, and trees.

Audience reviews have described the ‘Turning Pedals into Poems’ show as having:
“Poems that engage and entertain, stimulate and surprise: from storms and struggles to the stars and back.” MR.
“Caroline’s poetry and delivery are both enchanting and emotive.” GW & TG.

And venues have said:
‘“Refreshingly different, warm and engaging – highly recommended.” TK. Event Host, Exeter Phoenix.
“Caroline was great, lots of fun stories all entwined with amazing poetry.” MK. John Wood’s, Bristol.

Listen to Caroline in BBC Radio 4’s programme Sketches:

Watch Caroline in ‘The Bristol Bike Bard, a documentary by DMTwo Media:

Read about some of Caroline’s previous cycling adventures here:

and here:

Caroline’s most recent short story ‘Unlocked’ can be read on the Charles Causley Trust site:

‘Unlocked’ by Caroline Burrows

And there are lots of other poetry videos and posts on social media @VerseCycle:


#BristolFringeFest #CyclePoet #CarolineBurrows


Jul 23 2022


2:45 pm - 4:15 pm

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