On Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth II will become the UK's longest serving monarch, overtaking Queen Victoria's reign of 63 years, seven months and two days.
We are reflecting on the many visits she has made to the North West and have been speaking to those with special memories.
One man has told ITV Granada Reports about how he came to share a lift with the Queen to the top of Blackpool Tower.
Staff at Kellogg’s in Trafford have created the World’s Poshest Cereal to commemorate the Queen's historic day.
On Wednesday, the Queen becomes our longest reigning monarch, and we've been catching up with some of the people who have met Her Majesty.