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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7 Things To Watch on Netflix This Autumn.

Is it me or when you look outside you can't believe it's already dark by 6pm? 
The nights definitely seem to be drawing in a lot quicker this Autumn and for me this means getting home and in PJ's by 6pm, lighting all of the Pumpkin spiced candles and snuggling under the duvet with some…

REVIEW | Nativity! The Musical.

Nativity! The Musical  Belgrade Theatre, Coventry  ★★★★★
Christmas isn't far away, the shelves are already stacked with gift ideas, we'll soon hear the familiar hum of 'Holidays are Coming' on the TV and in Coventry, something extremely special has arrived to bring you some Christmas j…

Ingleton Waterfalls Trail.

On our recent weekend to the Lake District, we were looking for the perfect adventure that would give us just a snapshot of some of the beauty that it has to offer. We were staying at The Plough at Lupton when we saw that one of the local attractions was the Ingleton Waterfalls Trail. It felt more…

REVIEW | Calendar Girls The Musical - UK Tour.

Calendar Girls 
De Montfort Hall, Leicester ★★★★★
Probably one of the most highly anticipated performances for me this Autumn. It was only last year that the musical received glowing reviews during its West End run at the Phoenix Theatre.  I was gutted that I was too late to see it! So imagine my reli…

Son of Steak, Nottingham

It's been well over a year since I last visited Nottingham's Son of Steak?! HOW?!

Last April I checked out the restaurant for the first time at a launch event and it seems since it has gone from strength to strength. So of course when I was invited back recently I jumped at the opportunity t…

INTERVIEW | Will Bozier on taking the Swan in Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake.

You'll know that recently I saw Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake at the Curve Theatre in Leicester and was astounded by this remarkable production of dance. The production from Matthew Bourne gave us an important shift in the dance world. A retelling of a Tchaikovsky's classical ballet which …

Beech Hill Hotel & Spa, Lake Windermere.

It's not often that you are given the opportunity to revisit a fantastic hotel to review. So being able to check out Beech Hill Hotel and Spain Lake Windermere for the second time within months this year was incredible. I was delighted to see whether I'd give it as much of a high recommend…

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