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 | Legally Blonde - Kristian Thomas Company

Legally BlondeKristian Thomas Company
Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton ★★★★★

Ohmigod you guys the 2001 movie of Legally Blonde is 18 years old! Not only has it become a smash-hit film (that I have lost count of the number of times I've watched) but it's also become an international award-winning mu…

The Alexandra Stage Experience - Singin in the Rain.

Singin' in the Rain The Alexandra Stage Experience, Birmingham ★★★★★

It's the 16th summer that The Alexandra in Birmingham has invited the young, local talent of the West Midlands to perform on their stage. They have invited over 2000 young performers over the years and have captured the aud…

The Last Ten Books I Read.

It's been a while since I wrote about the books I've read on this blog, oops! The last time I updated you I was on my 18th book of the year and heading towards the halfway point of my 2019 reading challenge. I am getting through books quite rapidly this year and it's definitely one of …

Pre-Theatre Dining & Show Experience at The RSC, Stratford-upon-Avon.

AD – in collaboration with Darwin Escapes.
Stratford-upon-Avon is a medieval market town set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, an hour's drive from Leicestershire and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Britain. The town is mostly known as the birthplace of 16th-cen…

24 Hours in Liverpool

AD – in collaboration with National Express.
Liverpool is a fantastic city to explore in the North West of England and remains to be in the top 10 of places to visit in the UK. The city has more museums and galleries than anywhere outside of London, superb shopping and holds the Guinness Book of Rec…

Q&A with Shane Richie & Shane O'Connor, The Entertainer

For the first time since its original premiere in 1957, John Osborne's classic has been given both a vibrant new setting and a exciting new direction thanks to Sean O'Connor holding the reigns. John Osborne 'proved to a generation of writers that it was possible to put contemporary Brit…

White Horse, Quorn

AD – This meal was gifted in return for this review.
Growing up in the area you'd think that the White Horse Quorn would be a place I've visited before - wrong! I went to school in the village where the pub is based and it has been on my list of places to visit for the longest time. So the …

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