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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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9 Musical Theatre Podcasts To Listen To Right Now.

You probably aren’t the only person right now who is attempting to fill their days with as much normality and fun as possible, in an attempt to ignore the fears radiating out from the media. Sadly the theatres are shut across the county right now and people are finding ways to navigate around this …

REVIEW | Henry V, Barn Theatre's Digital World Premiere

Henry V
Barn Theatre
★★★★

Who would have predicted that the way we witness theatre would shift so much in 2020? We're living in a developing pandemic, meaning our favourite traditional forms of escapism have been swept from under our feet in the click of the fingers. Theatres and companies are f…

7 Ways to Combat Your Anxiety During A Pandemic.

It's hard not to ignore the developing news of the pandemic, most certainly when it's now in your country and every bit of normality in our lives has been shifted. I know I'm not alone when I say that coronavirus (or it's professional name, COVID-19) fills me with complete dread. E…

Rigsby Wold Holiday Cottages; Dog-Friendly Accommodation in Lincolnshire.

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Rigsby Wold Holiday Cottages are a collection of three self-catering within the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside. The cottages sleep between 4-6 individuals, as well as two which cater as dog-friendly places with secure gardens available adjacent to the properties. The Rig…

REVIEW | The Phantom of the Opera UK Tour

The Phantom of The Opera Curve Theatre, Leicester 
★★★★★

2020 is the year that one of the most successful musicals of our time, Phantom of the Operaembarks on an exciting UK and Ireland tour. Some astonishing facts about this production include that it has been played to over 140 million people in 35 …

REVIEW | The Sound of Music, LAOS

The Sound of Music  Loughborough Town Hall ★★★★★
One of Loughborough's well-established amateur theatre companies, LAOS takes on one of Rodgers and Hammerstein II's most loved musicals, The Sound of Music as their first production in 2020. I am extremely fond of the show as some of my earli…

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