Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Manic Streets preachers speak out against Library closures

Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers has an article in todays Guardian entitled 'If you tolerate this ...': Nicky Wire on library closures. In the article he says:-

As an utterly self-made band, in our formative stages we vociferously consumed high and low culture – magazines, literature and TV. Without money, libraries became something of a lifeline, offering a clear window on to a wider world. In the summer of 2009, the band were honoured to be asked to open the new Cardiff Central Library.

Good on them.

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