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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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The Beachcroft Hotel, West Sussex.

𝗔𝗗 | gifted stay at The Beachcroft Hotel in return for an honest review.

Travelling in 2020 is back on folks and staycations in the UK are growing increasingly popular after the easing of lockdown. Some Britain's are still jetting off on a plane this summer, however personally I think this is …

The 10 Best Places for a UK Staycation.

2020 is the year of British staycations for most people, with travel restrictions still in place as a result of the worldwide pandemic. There has been a halt to many holiday plans and some people are simply feeling too anxious to go away too far from home this summer.  I'm not complaining becau…

Hamilton, Disney+ Review.

Hands down probably the most anticipated release on Disney+ since its release in 24 March, Hamilton. Featuring the original Broadway cast, this 2016 recording was back when the show was in its element, before it went on to tour and even transferred here in the UK in 2017. This landmark musical from…

U.Dance Digital 2020.

I'm no stranger to One Dance UK's platform, U.Dance having being involved with it for two years, with Plymouth in 2015 and Salford in 2016. Every summer companies, their young people and professionals from up and down the country gather in a location to celebrate this part of the dance sect…

The Great British Drive In

It seems that all hope was lost when it came to having a summer this year. Things are slowly changing and options for things to do this summer in the East Midlands are developing, which of course is really exciting after being in lockdown for weeks. One of the best ideas I've come across is the…

The Books I Read in June 2020

"A cover is not the book, so open it up and take a look"  - Mary Poppins
We have already sped through the first 6 months of this year, besides the fact we've spent most of it in lockdown, it's been a good year for reading. I've felt as though I lost some of my reading mojo this …

Theatre at Home in May and June.

How have we managed to survive 4 months without the theatre, like over 100 days?! I'm really missing all of the little elements of a theatre visit that we took for granted under our noses. It's a really tough time for theatres right now and it's vital that we all get behind them over th…

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