What do roller derby and knitting have to do with each other? (Well, apart from the fact that they’re my twin extracurricular passions, and that I was introduced to both by referee Zebra Harry?) It would be difficult to skate and knit simultaneously (just imagine the A&E visits!), but the ethos and aesthetics of roller… Read more »
Change. Full throttle, keep-up-or-crash change has been the theme of 2016. We’ve seen an explosion of fresh talent in our A and B team rosters. Internally, we’ve got lots of new rock stars behind the scenes working miracles, doing the commendable, usually thankless task of running our league (read:cat-wrangling).
There are some things you should know before you embark on this wonderful journey of bumps, bruises, love and shoves.
By Ruth Fairy In July, a group of Hellfire Harlots and friends embarked on a trip to Barcelona for Euro Derby Con 2016, the first annual European Roller Derby convention. Our wonderful five-day trip was crammed full of fantastic skating opportunities ranging from training sessions, challenge games and off-skates seminars. Training sessions were led by… Read more »
By Nomzilla. This weekend a few of us Harlots attended Nottingham Pride 2016 to celebrate and support members of the LGBTQIA within our city’s community, while also doing a spot of flyering for our upcoming bout and spreading the word of Roller Derby. This was my first attendance to Nottingham Pride in the 5 years I have… Read more »