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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Dear 2019, Let's Make You A Cracking Good Year.

The dawn of a New Year is upon us and quite frankly I'm ready for it to begin. 
Some people don't believe in using January 1st as the day to create new changes in your life but there's something I quite like about it for my individual motivation. I love writing down the things I achiev…

18 Good Things in 2018

Where has 2018 gone? It doesn't seem that 12 months ago I wrote a post entitled 5 Reflections on 2017 and I set myself some quite ambitious goals for this year.
I'll be honest and say that 2018 was a difficult year. It was a year full of changes and challenging mental health. Also, a lot o…

REVIEW | White Christmas, Curve Theatre

White Christmas
Curve Theatre, Leicester  ★★★★★

The 1954 film White Christmas will most definitely be shown sometime this Christmas and it's one of those traditional Hollywood type musicals that is a firm favourite with many. Curve Theatre armed themselves with the tasks of recreating the product…

REVIEW | Peter Pan, Nottingham Theatre Royal

Peter Pan Nottingham Theatre Royal
Pantomime at Nottingham Theatre Royal is an important date on their calendar and every year it's a popular hit with the city. They regularly bring in big celebrity names, a visual spectacle and a polished performance that does bring audiences back year afte…

BBC Good Food Show Winter 2018, Birmingham NEC

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

REVIEW | Wizard of Oz, Birmingham Rep.

Wizard of Oz Birmingham Repertory Theatre  ★★★★★
This year Director Liam Steel is bringing the classic tale of Dorothy Gale and her friends into the 21st Century at Birmingham Rep this Christmas. L.Frank Baum's classic story has been recreated in fun, fresh and spectacular new staging that will en…

Once Upon A Time, Christmas at Chatsworth House.

Heading to Chatsworth House during the festive period has become a tradition and it's something that I always look forward to popping into my diary. We always tend to spend a few hours there before walking around Bakewell too, I couldn't wait to see what was in store for us this year. This …

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