Robert Borlase Smart

The Box The Box | Tavistock Place | Plymouth | Devon PL4 8AX 01752 304774 Email Facebook Twitter Robert Borlase Smart was born in Kingsbridge, Devon in 1881. During his early life he attended Plymouth School of Art and Plymouth College of Art. From 1900-01 he attended the Royal College of Art, training as aContinue reading “Robert Borlase Smart”

Plymouth’s Great War

From 2014-2018 the world marked 100 years since World War I, with key anniversaries here in the UK linked to the outbreak of the war (1914), the Gallipoli campaign (1915), the Battles of Jutland (1916), the Somme (1916) and Passchendaele (1917), and Armistice (1918). The start of ‘the war to end all wars’ was particularlyContinue reading “Plymouth’s Great War”

War and Conflict

War is a difficult subject but it’s one of the many things that has shaped Plymouth and made it the city it is today. Although it brings destruction and life-changing situations, war is also a testament to how brave and resilient people can be, even in the toughest of circumstances. Today we’ll be highlighting someContinue reading “War and Conflict”