You know I love that big stuffed panda bear that became one of Julian Lennon's toys. Here is a story about the fans that gave it to the Beatles. It was found in the newspaper website, Express, in March 2019.
The Beatles AMAZING Story of how one fan met the Fab 4 thanks to a stuffed toy
By George Simpson
November 20th 1963. The Beatles superfan Jacquie Graham was sixteen years ago and couldn’t get a ticket to the Fab Four’s show in Manchester. Nevertheless, she’s revealed to Express.co.uk in an exclusive interview how she ended up meeting The Beatles thanks to her panda toy. Jacquie can’t quite recall why she had the plush animal with her, but she and her friends tried their luck at the concert venue. She said: “We got to the Apollo. Knocked on the stage door and this chap came out and took the Panda.”
Jacquie continued: “He just took it out of our hands and shut the door.