Created in 2014, Carpe Diem Emmie is a Midlands based Lifestyle, Theatre and Travel blog. Ran by Emmie, a 28 year old woman based in rural Leicestershire.

In the day Emmie works in a primary school where she is passionate about inclusion and mental health. In the evening she escapes to the cultural world.

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My 10 Favourite Musicals

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Musicals are my ultimate favourite and having a night at the theatre is something I just love to experience.

As someone who has been involved in the arts world since I was a little girl, from beginning dance school from the age of around four/five until today where I write tons of r…

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang | Birmingham Hippodrome.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour)
Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham


If there's one musical I was hoping to tick off my list this year then it was the highly anticipated return of Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. It assures to amaze their audience's throughout the UK Tour and it definitely brought the house down on it's opening night at Birmingham Hippodrome.

August 2016 Monthly Reads

I'm sorry that this instalment of my monthly reads is later than expected, It's because I have been attempting to finish one book in particular for this post to be produced.

It also feels like August went by so quickly and I can't believe we're in September and it's starting t…

REVIEW | The Showstoppers Improvised Musical, Curve Theatre.

The Showstoppers Improvised Musical
Curve Theatre, Leicester ★★★★

Have you ever wondered what a GBBO musical would be like? Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Mel and Sue dancing and singing in the big tent over soggy bottoms and Viennese whirls challenge? That's exactly what happened when Showstopper! T…

Curtains Up Exhibition. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

The Victoria and Albert Museum based on Cromwell Road in London is the world's leading museum of art and design, where it houses a permanent collection of 2.3 million objects that span over 5,00 years of human creativity and imagination.

The V&A was originally established in 1852, after an…

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