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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REVIEW | Evita, Duchess Theatre

Kristian Thomas Company
Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton ★★★★ 1/2
Evita is one of the well-known musicals from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The lyricist Tim Rice had heard about Eva Perón from many headlines from his childhood and was immediately intrigued 'She’d come up from the lowest origi…

The Realities of Being a Theatre Blogger.

I've been reviewing theatre on this blog for 4 years now, first of all where have those years gone! I absolutely love writing about this niche, particularly as I decided not to pursue a career in the sector around the same time. I took my Dance degree at Coventry University did a couple of pro…

𝘼𝘿 |Degustabox March 2019 Review.

I am a huge lover of SNACKS and so Degustabox* is right up my street! Degustabox is an incredibly popular food and drinks monthly subscription box that enables its customers to try something new to the market!

For £12.99 per month including FREE delivery you can obtain 10 to 15 products in your bo…

In The Rehearsal Room with Kristian Thomas Company for Evita.

Outside the walls of The Old Mill Studio in Derby comes a thunderous wave of vocals that grabs your attention, so much so a local in the area complimented how pleasant it was to hear them rehearse. In the studio is Kristian Thomas Company who are rehearsing for their latest production, Andrew Lloyd…

A Guide to Cardiff’s Theatre Scene.

As the capital of England, London is thriving for theatre in the UK. But as the capital of Wales, Cardiff is definitely a thriving city, full of so much culture and creativity, it’s a great place to visit for any theatre lover. The city is crawling with nooks and crannies and there are theatres ever…

REVIEW | The Jungle Book, Derby Theatre

The Jungle Book
Derby Theatre ★★★★★

There are an estimated 9 million people in the UK who are Deaf or hard of hearing and Derby has the largest Deaf population outside of London. Therefore, it's influence on the future of productions at Derby Theatre is the pinnacle.  Director Sarah Brigham has r…

Campervanning in Peak District, Derbyshire with Bumble Campers.

Campervans are the perfect way of escaping for the weekend in search of rest and beautiful surroundings. Our latest trip to the Peak District is the second time we've used Bumble Campers and their incredibly equipped vehicles for our adventure. 
The company who have two bases; one in Peterboro…

7-12/50 Books of 2019 Reading Challenge.

How are we already in April and 4 months into my 2019 Goal of reading 50 books! I can't believe I've managed to keep on track despite struggling every now and again to read during the day. However with that in mind, here's the next 6 books I read since my last post in February. 
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