Solway Crafts and Miniatures

Celebrating 10 years of 1938 VBCW

Update 24th March 2021

A big thank you to all those who have continued to buy books and support the project over the last 12 months . We now have everything back in stock and can deliver abroad, although prices of postage and couriers has risen considerably, if in doubt please ask for a quote.


Albanich 2022?

We only planned to be away for a year but looks like its going to be 2, so please put March 5th 2022 in your diary- circumstances permitting


Plans for 2021


We relaunched VBCW Society mailing list as of 3/2/20 , so if you want to get the latest news from Solway re all things VBCWend us an opting in email to

If you are already a member you will need to re-enlist to comply with data protection

 This has really gone well and we have a very healthy mailing list. One issue went out last spring, another will go out shortly hopefully with more info about the new VBCW book




Publishers of 1938 A Very British Civil War- An Alternative History Project

Since 2004 we have been providing a small range of products and a painting service for wargamers. We are best known for The Very British Civil War (VBCW) series of books.

Our good friend and artist Pete Barfield provides the illustrations for most of our books and a number of our model flag ranges.

We are also involved in supporting the wargaming community locally With our old friends the Dumfries Wargamers we sponsor Albanich-  The Dumfries Wargames Show in March every year.

Thanks for visiting






 We use Warbases products

and accessories by Terrain Warehouse



Our stockist in Australia

Wargame Miniatures

   Copyright Pete Barfield 2011

For more information on the work of the talented Mr Barfield visit

Pete Barfield Illustrations

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