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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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January Joys.

I mean I know people reckon January is longer than a game of Monopoly but I feel like this month has gone how I'd like it to until mental health reared its ugly head and the last week was definitely a write off Although I'm still not into the whole going to work in the pitch dark and freez…

Behind The Scenes with a Stage Manager, Curve Theatre.

Ever been like me and although you love watching shows, you are eager to find out more about those people behind the scenes who help make it happen? I have said for years that the one thing my content is missing is a spotlight on behind the scenes, a spotlight on the careers within the wings that …

10 of the shows on my 2020 theatre bucket list.

Every year I love finding out what productions are heading into the theatres across the East and West Midlands for the year ahead. I wrote managed to see 5 of the shows on my 2019 theatre bucket list and this new decade has definitely motivated me to nail it with the shows this year. I did as much…

REVIEW | Dear Evan Hansen, Noel Coward Theatre

DEAR EVAN HANSEN NOEL COWARD THEATRE, LONDON
★★★★★
Easily one of the productions that has been on my theatre bucket list since I first listened to the Broadway soundtrack back in 2016. I longed to see the musical whose words shouted out loud what it feels like to have social anxiety and in fact, Dear …

City Nites, Birmingham.

[GIFTED] Accommodation at City Nites in return for a blog post review.

One of the things that's always on my December to-do list is a Christmas market. It's one of my favourite things to do around the festive season and it's actually been years since I last checked out the Birmingham Fr…

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