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 February

Within Nottingham there are families struggling to put food on the table. For people on low incomes, a sudden crisis such as redundancy, benefit delay or even an unexpected bill can mean going hungry. We hear of parents skipping meals to feed their children and people who have to choose between paying the rent and… Read more »

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17 February

This is my story of why I had a go and why I keep going back again and again. It was nearly two years ago when I nervously went along to my first Sparks session. I had missed the first one and I was jointly terrified that the Harlots wouldn’t take me and that they… Read more »

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15 February

My oh my, have we got a treat for you! Unfortunately, our website was down this week but we still managed to get these lovely Valentine’s out to you on our Instagram and Twitter accounts. If you’re not following us, off you pop – do it now! We’ll still be here. Because we love y’all,… Read more »

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14 February derby wife

A Valentine’s blog by Coco De Maul So, you’ve started Roller Derby, Congratulations! What is this “Derby Wife” that you keep hearing so much about? Along with the kit and the name, is having a derby wife one of those things that you have to obtain in order to gain the full Roller Derby Experience?… Read more »

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4 February Royal Windsor Roller Girls

PRESS RELEASE  Nottingham roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots have won their first WFTDA sanctioned bout of the season against London’s Royal Windsor Roller Girls. Held in Windsor on Saturday 1 February, the Nottingham team brought home the win with a score of 184-140. Team captain and Head of Training, Joannasaurus said, “I am so proud… Read more »