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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REVIEW | Spamalot UK Tour

Spamalot UK Tour
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry ★★★★★
Monty Python's work is iconic so it's not surprising that Spamalot is a favourite to its many fans. Spamalot has been around for a while, making its debut on Broadway in 2005 before heading to London's West End a year later. It's embark…

PREVIEW | Birmingham International Dance Festival 2018.

Birmingham's award-winning International Dance Festival is returning to the city between 1-24 June 2018. For the month of June you'll be able to see fantastic dance from across the world take over the city's theatres as well as Birmingham's streets and squares. There's show-sto…

5 Ways To Kickstart A New Week.

Mondays can be tough, can't they? Did the weekend only just start and now you have a new week to get through? Do you feel like you've hardly got a good rest this weekend or didn't manage to get everything done you wanted to? 
The start of a new week fills some of us with dread but Mond…

24 Hours in London with ibis Hotels.

London is a city I have visited on many occasions. Throughout the years I have gone to the same places, its kind of a regular routine I've been unable to shake off. There's a list of the places I have yet to still discover in London and I'm determined to begin ticking those off now. 24…

REVIEW | NeverLand - The Vaults, London.

NeverLand The Vaults, London ★★★★

The Vaults in London come to life during the first half of the year when the VAULT Festival arrives. Until March 18 2018, over three hundred new shows take over a festival of festivals within their home beneath London's Waterloo station. This year's festiva…

Las Iguanas, Nottingham

One of the places I have never dined in before is Las Iguanas. I don't know why but I suppose it's Latin American food didn't come up against some of the other restaurants in Nottingham which offers similar dishes. I was kindly invited to visit Nottingham's branch where they had gi…

My First Cervical Screening Experience at 26.

I am 26 years old, this means that in the UK I am eligible for my first Cervical Screening or (Smear Test), same thing just different name. You've probably seen the incredible response online to the #SmearForSmear campaign recently, organised by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.
Cervical cancer i…

Revolucion De Cuba Bottomless Brunch, Nottingham

It's no doubt of mine that Revolucion De Cuba is one of my top places to visit in Nottingham. It's atmosphere, delicious Cuban inspired menu and incredible cocktails are what make me attend the place over and over again. Recently they introduced a Bottomless Brunch to their restaurant and …

REVIEW | The Sound of Music UK Tour.

The Sound of Music UK Tour  Belgrade Theatre, Coventry ★★★★★
The Sound of Music is a classic Rodgers and Hammerstien musical. My earliest memories of musicals are watching this at my grandparents on VHS. It's always been one of my favourites to watch since I can remember so when I heard Coventr…

The Brand New Infinity Pool at Ragdale Hall Hotel & Spa, Leicester.

I visited Ragdale Hall & Spa for the third time this year and there's a new addition that is making Ragdale Hall stand above the rest. The addition of the Rooftop Infinity Pool has been highly anticipated and completes the extensive facilities that the Spa has to offer its customers. If yo…

Interview with Tayluer Amos | MOVE IT 2018.

Next month the UK's Dance event of the year, MOVE IT will be taking over London's Excel. Between 16-18 March you can join over 22,000 dancers in performances, classes, career advice, celebrities, interviews, and shopping too. The dance is ideal for the even the smallest dance fan to get inv…

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