Here are 9 pictures from George and Amal Clooney’s visit to Edinburgh for a charity gala

Hollywood star George Clooney and his wife Amal were in Edinburgh today to collect an award at a charity gala in the McEwan Hall.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 6:31 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 6:32 pm

The celebrity couple greeted a crowd of about 200 outside the venue this afternoon. The actor and film-maker has returned to the capital along with his wife, an international human rights lawyer, to attend the People’s Postcode Lottery Charity Gala. They were being honoured for their international humanitatian work through the Clooney Foundation for Justice. Here are some pictures of the couple as they arrived.

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The celebrity couple smile for the cameras on the red carpet. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
George and Amal Clooney in front of the welcome board for the Peoples Postcode Lottery Charity Gala. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
One fan held up a sign for George Clooney, who features in the Nespresso adverts. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
George Clooney speaks to the press outside of McEwan Hall. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
TV presenter Fiona Phillips also spoke to crowds outside of the venue. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
The couple, together with other guests, at the event. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
Nice, a human rights and female genital mutilation acvitist, was named in Time Magazine's world's 100 most influential people of 2018. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
George and Amal Clooney brought some glamour to the Peoples Postcode Lottery Charity Gala, where they were presented with a special award. Pic: Lisa Ferguson
Crowds gather to see the celebrity couple outside of McEwan Hall. Pic: Lisa Ferguson