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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5 Ways of Getting a Better Night’s Sleep with Leesa*

Sleep is just as important to us at getting daily exercise. It’s recommended that as adults we need at least 6 hours of sleep a night to recharge our batteries and so getting a good night’s sleep is vital. I know my physical and mental health benefits from a good night’s sleep and I need to be able…

REVIEW | Sleeping Beauty, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.

Sleeping Beauty Belgrade Theatre ★★★★★
Belgrade Theatre's production of the year has once arrived at the stage of the Coventry this Christmas season and packed with it as much laughter, fun and pantomime traditions as a pantomime should have. It's my third visit to the pantomime at Belgrade Th…

Dining at The Heathley Park Pub & Grill, Leicester.

Now the nights are drawing in, cosy evenings spent dining at the pub is top of my list. We were invited by the Greene King Local Pubs* to visit one of their pubs in Leicester to give it our approval. Situated on Groby Road in Leicester (around a 15-minute drive from the City Centre) is Heathley Pa…

REVIEW | Rock of Ages UK Tour.

Rock of Ages UK Tour The Alexandra, Birmingham  ★★★★★

Rock of Ages is an absolute blast and it's journey to becoming the fully-formed spectacle was a tough one. The musical began its life back in July 2005 at a club on Hollywood Boulevard called King King before moving onto two bigger venues and a…

Evening Escape at Eden Hall Spa, Nottinghamshire.

Taking a visit to Eden Hall Spa is the ideal place for true escape and pampering that is so needed any of the year really. It's so easy to get carried away with daily life, especially around late Autumn. I've been super busy recently and whilst I am grateful to be busy, I could hear the li…

The Great Brick Safari at Twycross Zoo, Leicestershire

Twycross Zoo is based on the Leicestershire/Warwickshire border and is an award-winning conservation charity in the heart of England. The Zoo also has an award-winning schools programme and delivers fun for all the family 364 days of the year. Twycross Zoo is set in more than 80-acres and have aro…

5 Easy Ways To Practice Self-Care During Autumn & Winter.

This time of year is the hardest for me in terms of coping with my Mental Health and I know I'm not alone. A lot of people really struggle with depression, anxiety and S.A.D (seasonal affective disorder) this time of year which means that self-care becomes a huge priority in getting through th…

REVIEW | Dirty Dancing UK Tour.

Dirty Dancing UK Tour The Alexandra, Birmingham  ★★★★
Dirty Dancing is undoubtedly one of my favourite films of all time and I'm not alone in loving the 80's flick that brought us the iconic character, Johnny Castle. I could happily watch this film on repeat, wanting to be Baby and be swept of…

2018 Reads #05

The last few months I haven't been able to lift my nose out of a book for too long and I'm really enjoying reading again at the moment. It must be something about my commute to and from work or the shorter days that makes me grab a book other than sit and write a blog post or watch somethin…

#bumbleabout in Norfolk with Bumble Campers.

I've had quite a few camping experiences since beginning my blog, including the experience of sleeping on the floor of a muddy field for a festival. I also gave Glamping a go too (most recently with Podpads)! Next on the list was to try my hand at Campervanning and what better way to do it in …

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