Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

3rd May, 2019

I transferred from Hull’s Angels Roller Derby (HARD) to Nottingham Hellfire Harlots in December 2018. I made this decision one afternoon, as I sat writing my proposal to become HARD's Captain for the following season. But I felt restless. I wanted...

Transferring to Hellfire Harlots - Spotlight on Becky Smith

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

18th March, 2019

Many of us take up roller derby because it doesn’t feel like exercise. It’s a sport that doesn’t feel like a sport. The moment you strap your skates on and get on track, you don’t get the same feeling...

Tiki Terror on the real importance of cross training

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

12th March, 2019

Hello potential new recruits! My name is Vamp Vengeance (aka Naomi) and I'm currently a semi-newbie with Nottingham's Hellfire Harlots. I (hopefully) will be graduating out of Sparks (which is essentially the...

The open recruitment experience - Vamp Vengeance

18 May

It’s a really old saying and one that gets brushed under the carpet but it really is true. Personally, I learn a whole heap at every game and training session that I attend with my league. It’s part of my job and if I leave any session without more knowledge than I turned up with… Read more »

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8 May

Hi everyone, my name is Astrid Longhurst. I am a life & Body Confidence Coach and also the author of the book “Body Confidence.” I just wanted to say a big thank you to Jenny for asking me to write this blog. Finn Furious and I met in that space called virtual reality on a radio discussion [BBC… Read more »

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6 May © Dizzy

Nottingham’s premier roller derby team, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots secured a double win last weekend with the B team winning their debut against Derby’s Haunted City Rollers and the A team winning their fourth bout out of five this year. Held at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus on Saturday 3 May, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots’… Read more »

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29 April

  At Harlot HQ, we are getting really excited for Saturday 3 May. Why? IT’S BOUT DAY! Not just any old bout day, our A team will face southern lovelies, Seaside Siren Roller Girls and our B team will be making their debut against another local roller derby team, Derby’s Haunted City Rollers! This is… Read more »

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21 April

You might have seen Finn Furious’ awesome infographic showing how participating in a sport (roller derby, yeah!) has boosted our league members’ confidence. It is very easy to credit something external to you as ‘curing’ you of body image issues, but as Bunnie Suicide writes as part of our series on body positivity and the… Read more »

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