5,000 ice sculptures will be put in place on Chamberlain Square in Birmingham as part of commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.
Minimum Monument was created by the Brazilian artist Néle Azevedo - it will be the first time the sculptures are on display in England.
They will be placed on the steps at 1pm this afternoon to remember those men and women who make sacrifices in the Great War.
A harrowing account of life in the trenches during the First World War has been revealed - 100 years since they were first written.
People across the region have switched their lights off and lit candles, to honour those who fought for our freedom.
Our correspondent Steve Clamp has been researching his great grandfather who was fatally injured just days after reaching the front.