Carol Smillie was the host of CHAS Fawkes-y Ladies Lunch at Prestonfield House.

The event, to raise money for the Scottish charity which provides vital hospice services for children and young people, was also attended by Ewan McGregor's mum Carol McGregor, chef Sue Lawrence and sports journalist Alison Walker.

Maria McGill, chief executive of CHAS said: "Edinburgh ladies are here to have a fantastic time, to support a fantastic charity."

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