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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5 Reflections on 2017.

How are we already in the last days of 2017? The older I get, the quicker the years seem to pass me by. 2017 has been a year which has exhausted, challenged and also rewarded me in good amounts too. The latter part (from around September onwards) of 2017 has been very difficult with anxiety, baring…

5 Things To Do Before The New Year.

The days between Christmas and New Year are a odd mixture of not knowing what day it is, spending a lot of time still indulging on the chocolates and alcohol but also with a underlining urge to get shit sorted. For me the days leading towards New Years and going back to work is the perfect time fo…

Beauty and the Beast | De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Beauty and the Beast
De Montfort Hall, Leicester ★★★
There was a lot to expect from the De Montfort Hall this Christmas when their pantomime season returned. Having successfully broken their box office records last year, there was plenty to see in their production of Beauty and the Beast. The same …

7 Destinations For The 2018 Travel Bucket List.

Who doesn't enjoy the perfect opportunity in creating their Travel Bucket List? I love searching through websites and Pinterest to get some inspiration behind my wanderlust and dream of one day soaking up the very destinations I see before me. There are many places I'd like to see around t…

The 10 Shows of 2017 List.

2017 has been an incredible year for Theatre. Whether that's on the stage in London's West End or heading to various venues across the UK, it's been hard to create my 10 shows of 2018. I've managed to review quite the variety of shows this year, even managing to see more plays in 20…

A Dickens Christmas at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire.

Chatsworth House at Christmas is a festive experience in the East Midlands you do not want to miss. Last year's Nutcracker theme was incredible and definitely got me in the Christmas mood. This year the house is being transformed into a Dickens Christmas like no other. 
Chatsworth House celebra…

REVIEW | George's Marvellous Medicine, Curve Theatre

George's Marvellous Medicine
Curve Theatre, Leicester ★★★★
George's Marvellous Medicine is the latest Roald Dahl story being given the Made At Curve treatment this year. This exciting new production is the seventh adaptation of a Dahl novel on the Curve stage as well as throughout other venu…

BBC Good Food Show, NEC Birmingham.

The BBC Good Food Showis a great event for foodies alike to enjoy. Heading to Birmingham twice a year, their shows provide the perfect inspiration for your dining needs. Their flagship Winter Show is packed with top chefs and experts, the most inspiring ideas for the festive season as well as the …

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