Carpe Diem Emmie

A Lifestyle, Theatre and Travel Blogger focusing on the Midlands and beyond.

Hi I'm Emmie!

Created in 2014, Carpe Diem Emmie is a Midlands based Lifestyle, Theatre and Travel blog. Ran by Emmie, a 28 year old based in rural Leicestershire. In the day Emmie works as a Learning Support Assistant in a Primary School whilst at night she writes about the things she is passionate about.

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[AD] Experiencing The Settle and Carlisle Railway with Steam Dreams.

[AD] In collaboration with Steam Dreams Railway Company. I was invited onboard this trip in return for a blog review. 

I don't remember the last time I jumped on a steam train - I have a vivid memory from a primary school age when I went on a short trip with my friend and her parents, but let…

An Autumn To-Do List.

I'm writing this post on the dawn of the September Equinox, meaning it's officially Autumn aka my favourite season ever. In Autumn's gone by I have been plagued by anxiety, the shorter days are not my friend and I almost beg for Spring to arrive already.

But this year I want it to be dif…

[AD] Finding New Activities To Enjoy With Bookado

[AD] In collaboration with Bookado

Adventure seekers like me love the opportunity to try something new and 2019 has certainly been the year of challenging my fears. First I managed to scale 34 floors up a building for an afternoon tea in Liverpool and now I was tackling it once again thanks to a c…

REVIEW | War Horse, UK Tour

War Horse
Curve Theatre, Leicester  ★★★★★
It’s not often that I see a production for the second time and it leaves me with the strength of emotions all over again. National Theatre's much-loved play, War Horse does exactly that. A remarkable journey for a boy and his horse is undoubtedly heartbre…

REVIEW | The Wedding Singer, LAOS

The Wedding Singer
LAOS  ★★★★★
LAOS is a well-established theatre company from Loughborough. They started performing in 1895 and have performed an impressive amount of musicals; both classic and modern. Their latest production is The Wedding Singer; mostly known for the hit movie from 1998 which star…

REVIEW | 9 to 5 The Musical UK Tour.

9to5 The Musical  The Alexandra Theatre ★★★★★
Straight from the Savoy Theatre in London comes the smash-hit musical, 9 to 5. Pour yourself a cup of ambition for the UK & Ireland tour production of 9 to 5! Inspired by the 1980 film and brought to you by the musical legend Dolly Parton herself. Oth…

REVIEW | Little Miss Sunshine; A Road Musical

Little Miss Sunshine
Haymarket Theatre, Leicester  ★★★ 1/2

'The road to happiness is a bumpy ride' and we take the ride of a lifetime with Selladoor Productions new musical comedy, Little Miss Sunshine. Selladoor Productions are having a stellar 2019 with the likes of Avenue Q, Amelie, Madaga…

REVIEW | Grease, UK Tour

Curve Theatre, Leicester ★★★★
Grease is the definition of a feel-good, summer musical and an absolute classic for audiences around the world. For years people have been fascinated by the story of a summer love that transports itself unexpectedly into everyday life. We mostly know it for the 197…

In The Rehearsal Room With LAOS For The Wedding Singer.

LAOS is a well-established theatre company from Loughborough. They started performing in 1895 and have since performed in a number of venues across the small Leicestershire town and under a variety of names before becoming Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society in 1939. This now abbreviated to LAOS.…

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