Carpe Diem Emmie

A Lifestyle, Theatre and Travel Blogger focusing on the Midlands and beyond.

Hi I'm Emmie!

I'm a 28 year old Lifestyle, Theatre + Travel Blogger showcasing the best of the Midlands and Beyond. You’ll find me talking about theatre companies, reviewing shows, showcasing the best of food in the Midlands + discussing books, mental health + other things I enjoy too.

If you're looking for your next theatre trip, somewhere to eat or just want to get some tips then Carpe Diem Emmie is the place for you.

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San Carlo, Leicester.

We finally have our first restaurant review of 2018. San Carlo is a group of award-winning contemporary Italian restaurants that has grown to become a £60 million restaurant empire which currently has 16 authentic restaurants across the UK. There's 3 based in London, Bristol, Liverpool, Leeds,…

Full-Time Blogging Isn't For Me.

In the 4 years I have now been blogging I think I have grown quite the platform from what essentially is still my hobby. Carpe Diem Emmie has exceeded all expectations of what I originally had planned. I spend more hours on my hobby then I do anything else. Despite it not being my job to write on …

The Last Reads of 2017.

2018 is here, we're nearly through January and I haven't introduced any of my Reading Goals for 2018 and spoke about the last books I read in 2017. Oops. First things first, you'll be glad to know that I accomplished my 2017 Reading Challenge. I managed to read over 30 Books last year, …

Interview with Brandon Lawrence | MOVE IT 2018.

MOVE IT is the UK Dance event of the year and there's nothing like it so it's a big deal. The event is coming to Excel London from 16-18 March. MOVE IT brings together 22,000 dancers over three days with the added addition of performances, classes, career advice, celebrities, interviews, an…

Interview with Laura Baldwin | Eugenius! The Musical

The highly anticipated musical Eugenius! will soon be arriving at The Other Palace Theatre for 6 weeks from 22 January. It's the musical that everyone is buzzing about. The musical is written by former member of A1 and leading star of Flashdance and Chris Wilkins. 
Eugenius! is the story of a …

Leicester Comedy Festival Gala Preview Night.

During February Leicester are treated to 800 Comedy Shows across 19 days when the yearly Leicester Comedy Festival arrives in town. In its 25th year in 2018 the festival is England's largest and longest-running comedy festival, actually beating the famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The foundat…

Interview with Tara Jean Popowich | MOVE IT 2018.

MOVE IT is the UK Dance event of the year and there's nothing like it so its a big deal. The event is coming to Excel London from 16-18 March. MOVE IT brings together 22,000 dancers over three days with the added addition of performances, classes, career advice, celebrities, interviews, and sho…

REVIEW | Thriller Live UK Tour

Thriller Live UK Tour
Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham ★★★★
Michael Jackson remains to be one of the most iconic entertainers of our time. Its crazy to think how it's nearly 10 years since the King of Pop! passed away.Thriller Live acts as both a tribute and a celebration of his work, choreograph…

Hello Fresh UK

If you didn't already know I do not usually cook in our house. I am fortunate that Jordan is an absolute whizz in the kitchen and enjoys rustling us up a delicious dinner on a regular basis. However, it's about time I allowed Jordan more evenings to put his feet up and gave cooking a go. H…

The 10 Books of 2017.

2017 was a great reading year for me. Previous years I have been determined to read around 50 books and never been successful. 2017 I decided to decrease the number and aim for a smaller number, 30, something that was more manageable. I managed to read all 30 books I wanted to read in order to rea…

Encouraging Girls to be Pretty Curious about their future with EDFEnergy.

Just 1 in 4 women work in core STEM roles across the UK. For companies like EDF Energy, who are reliant on those skills from STEM subjects to not only deliver a low-carbon energy future, but to also create smarter energy solutions, it's important to be able to recruit from the widest talent po…

Focusing on 2018.

There's nothing like beginning a New Year with a new perspective and some goals. Hello 2018, let me tell you, you are no different. Setting goals at the beginning of a New Year aren't for everyone. Some people may prefer the option to go with the flow of what a New Year whilst others opt t…

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