Lady left “devastated” after mistakenly shopping for mistaken pageant ticket – virtually 200 miles away from the place her mates had been going

A WOMAN has been left “devastated” after mistakenly shopping for the mistaken pageant ticket – for a gig virtually 200 miles away from the place her mates had been going.

Lydia Elizabeth was meant to move to Leeds Competition with friends final month after receiving money from her late auntie, who she had cared for within the closing years of her life.

Nevertheless as a result of a mix-up, the 20-year-old mistakenly purchased a £110 ticket for Studying Competition – sending her right into a panic after she was duly made conscious of her blunder by a colleague.

Video filmed by Lydia, from Pontefract, West Yorkshire, following her realisation of her mistake, reveals her in tears as she shares the screenshot of the wrongly-purchased pageant ticket within the background.

She sobs: “Can somebody please clarify if Leeds Competition or Studying is similar pageant as a result of I’ve bought a ticket for Studying.

“My mates are saying it’s – their ticket says Leeds, I’m actually confused, I’ve spent £110 on a ticket that I won’t even be capable to use.

“I’m having a psychological breakdown on this automobile.”

She then pauses to try to withhold extra tears as she says in the next pitch: “I don’t know what to do.”

Lydia shared the clip to social media final month with the caption: “Somebody please assist me I’m having a breakdown, will they let me use the ticket?

“I purchased the ticket after my auntie handed, my head’s a shed, simply double checking because it’s in a number of days. Why is that this my life.”

The video has since acquired over 16,000 likes and greater than 300 feedback from customers divided of their assist of Lydia’s gaffe.

One person wrote: “Oh my God this occurs to so many individuals. Studying weekend is bought out so somebody would possibly purchase your ticket and Leeds weekend are nonetheless obtainable.”

One other stated: “Woman I’ve an additional Leeds ticket, actually, I can switch it to you my good friend bailed on me.”

A 3rd quipped: “Nah you’ll be alright, Leeds and Studying are the identical, simply the 200 odd miles aside. Hope this helps.”

One other replied: “I don’t perceive how anybody may presumably get this confused.”

A fifth stated: “Do individuals not assume to analysis earlier than spending a big sum of money on issues these days.”

One other joked: “Yeah you ain’t going together with your mates.”

Lydia Elizabeth at Leeds pageant.

Talking at the moment Lydia stated: “I’ve at all times wished to go to Leeds Competition however sadly for the final two years I’ve been a carer for family members who sadly handed away in my arms.

“In June I used to be in hospital for 3 weeks as my auntie, who was like a grandma to me, was placed on end-of-life care.

“She later handed away in my arms and on the identical day she gave me the cash to attend the pageant.

“I came upon that I bought the mistaken tickets once I was at a charity fundraising assembly.

“I do a whole lot of fundraising for charities in the neighborhood and I used to be telling the individuals within the assembly about my plans for the weekend and stated ‘I’m off to Studying and Leeds pageant on Friday’.

“One of many males stated ‘What you imply Studying pageant?’, he then continued to say it seems such as you’re not going with your folks as a result of Studying’s down south and Leeds is up right here.

“The entire room was laughing at me saying ‘Seems such as you’re taking a visit all the way down to Studying’, and once I checked my telephone, my coronary heart sank because it was in reality a Studying ticket and never Leeds.

“I used to be completely devastated. My head was a multitude once I purchased them however I genuinely thought Studying and Leeds pageant had been the identical pageant as they promote it on the similar time.

“I used to be in bits as this was a present from my late auntie, so I made a decision to make a TikTok video explaining what had occurred.

“All people was taking the mick out of me, I assumed my web page was on personal, however sadly it wasn’t and my video ended up going viral.

“I’m glad I’ve made the 300,000 individuals have a great chortle, this was only a real mistake and I used to be simply so gutted.

“I clearly bought the mistaken ones. However by the a whole bunch of messages I’ve acquired I don’t assume I’m the one one, they should make it clearer.

“I defined to Ticketmaster what had occurred and so they had been no assist and stated that it was not their downside, which I used to be devastated about as I’ve been by hell and again this yr and all I wished was to go to the pageant.

“I thankfully sufficient was in a position to promote the ticket for half worth and a member of the family gave me the remaining to purchase one other one for Leeds – I used to be in a position to attend and seeing Think about Dragons come on was superb.

“Sadly, my evening bought worse as I misplaced my mates and had no telephone reception so I needed to take the journey alone to get again dwelling to Pontefract.

“It took me 45 minutes to get out of the crowds of Billie Eilish after which for the lengthy journey dwelling I felt unsafe and was simply feeling fortunate that I made it dwelling in a single piece.

“I don’t assume I might go once more however I’ll wait for somebody to vary my thoughts.”


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