Imperial War Museum North made their own commemoration of the Somme Centenary.
The building was lit up from 10pm on 30 June until dawn on 1 July to remember the thousands of men who would have been preparing for the first day of the battle, 100 years ago.
Duke of York and George Osborne were among the 1,000 guests at a moving commemoration service at Manchester Cathedral
The extraordinary sight of 'ghost soldiers' wandering through streets and train stations has provoked a huge reaction
Transport for Greater Manchester joined City Council and Network Rail as the country marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.