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 | Urinetown The Musical, Beeston Musical Theatre Group.

Urinetown The Musical
Beeston Musical Theatre Group
Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton ★★★★
The Beeston Musical Theatre Group is a NODA-affiliated award-winning Musical Theatre Group based in Beeston, Nottingham. The group has been around since the 1960's and now they perform at the Duchess Theatre, Long…

REVIEW | 6 reasons NOT to miss the Kinky Boots UK Tour.

Kinky Boots UK Tour
Theatre Royal, Nottingham ★★★★★
Proudly strutting in six inch heels on a UK tour is hit musical Kinky Boots and after watching it for myself, I witnessed why it has won every major Best Musical award available. I went to see it for the second time during it's UK Tour and I defi…

INTERVIEW | Claire Gaydon discusses millennial careers in her piece 'See-Through'.

A report from The Sun a couple of years ago reported that 75% of children between the ages of 6-17 aspired to be a YouTuber when they are older. The platform has grown excessively since it began in 2005 and now almost 5 billion videos are watched on Youtube every single day. It's no surprise t…

Bar + Block, Nottingham

AD – This meal was gifted in return for this review.
If you are a regular reader of Carpe Diem Emmie you'll know that I spend a lot of time in Nottingham for theatre reviews. With this in mind I'm always looking for places to eat before heading out and it's a scope that I really want to …

13-18/50 Books of 2019 Reading Challenge.

Well the past two months have been excellent in terms of getting stuck in a book and I'm nearly at the halfway point as I currently read my 21st book. Thanks to the school Easter Holiday I managed to read 6 books in that 2 weeks alone and enjoyed reading whilst in the comfort of our Cotswolds …

[AD] Degustabox April 2019 Review.

AD – This box was gifted in return for this review.
Last month I sampled Degustabox for the first time and I was not disappointed with what they delivered to my door to try out. Degustabox* is an incredibly popular food and drinks monthly subscription box that enables its customers to try new produc…

REVIEW | Rocky Horror Show, UK Tour

Rocky Horror Show
UK Tour The Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham ★★★★★

Since the musical's debut in a tiny upstairs theatre in London back in 1973 not only has it been performed pretty much continuously across the world but since the popular 1975 film adaptation, The Rocky Horror Show has been cited a…

REVIEW | Annie The Musical UK Tour

Annie Royal Concert Hall Nottingham ★★★★★
When I think about the first musical that I genuinely became obsessed with growing up, it's definitely Annie. I brought the cast recording on one of my first trips to London and would play it repeatedly (much to my family's enjoyment) and learn the c…

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