The brother of one of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack has accused far right protestors of trying to exploit the first anniversary.
Dan Hett, whose brother Martyn died in the bombing marched against the Football Lads Alliance who are protesting against extremism.
There was a large police presence as members of a counter group, United Against Fascism opposed the FLA demonstration.
A year on from the attack which left 22 dead and hundreds injured, inquests are still on hold as the police investigation continues.
As the world watched, Manchester came together in a show of solidarity and hope after tragedy. These are stories from the mourning crowd:
Those working on building sites across Manchester city centre found a unique way to observe today's one minute silence.