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 | Cabaret, UK Tour

Curve Theatre, Leicester  ★★★★★

CABARET made quite the impact when I saw the Bill Kenwright ltd production in Leicester this Autumn. The musical is an adaptation of John Van Druten's 1951 play, I Am A Camera which is based on Christopher Isherwood's Berlin Stories. It opened on Broadw…

Dog-Friendly Holiday in Bath, Somerset UK

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There's definitely something about finding the perfect dog-friendly holiday in the UK that can be quite difficult. We went on a 2 hour 30-minute drive from Leicestershire to one of my favourite spots in the country, Bath, for a holiday that was certainly …

Anchoring Anxiety - Tales of Annie Bean.

It is reported that anxiety and depression are the most common mental health disorder in Britain, with 7.8% of people meeting the diagnosis criteria. Anxiety itself can be experienced in different ways but it's what we feel when we are worried, tense or afraid - particularly about the things t…

REVIEW | The Addams Family, ESNA Loughborough.

The Addams Family  Esna ★★★★
As families go, The Addams Family are probably the kookiest we know. Over the years people have been drawn to their iconic dark and mysterious ways so the launch of the comedy musical was well-received in the UK touring production back in 2017 (read my review) which starre…

The Importance of Discussing Mental Health in the Classroom.

It was reported by The Guardian back in April that the 'Mental health of pupils is at crisis point'. A survey conducted by the National Education Union of 8,600 school leaders and support workers reported that 83% of them had witnessed a increase in the number of children with poor mental …

"It's no surprise that mental ill health is on the rise in children" - Experiencing Mental Health at School.

1 in 10 children and young people are affected by mental health. This includes depression, anxiety which are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives. It's alarming that 70% of children and young people who experience a problem with their mental health have not had appropriat…

"University Gave Me Anxiety Attacks" - Mental Health in University.

This time of year is when thousands of 18-year-olds embark on a new adventure in their life, university. The statistics reveal that there's a mental health crisis with students in the UK. Back in 2015/16 over 15,000 first-year students in UK universities reported that they had a mental health …

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