CREAMFIELDS North has been nominated for ‘Festival of the Year’ at the newly formed ‘Northern Music Awards’ (NMAs).

The Daresbury festival is among esteemed company, nominated alongside major festivals such as Leeds Festival, Parklife Manchester, and Tramlines Sheffield.

There was also a place for the Warrington festival Neighbourhood Weekender, with both festivals making the 20-name shortlist for ‘Festival of the Year’.

The NMAs is a newly formed awards ceremony celebrating the best of music from the north.

The only major awards show focused on Northern music, it is being organised by Britain’s leading music charity Nordoff and Robbins.

Delivering music therapy across all of England, the charity delivers most of their work to people in the north, with Greater Manchester being the charity’s biggest delivery area.

This year’s Neighbourhood Weekender that earned the nomination saw performances from acts such as Paul Heaton, The Kooks, and iconic band Pulp.