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

Roller Derby + Half Marathon = !?!?!?!?!?!

19th June, 2018

Did you get involved in roller derby without much of an athletic background? Did derby become your slippery slope/gateway drug to actually using that gym you have a membership to? Do you struggle to fit in a rest day...

Roller Derby + Half Marathon = !?!?!?!?!?!

12 September The Ruth Fairy

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 »

2 August

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 »

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31 January Taz

Better late than never! We are incredibly pleased to announce our A and B Squad captains for the first quarter of 2016! It’s time to find out who is leading us in to battle for our bouts in the first part of the year and what they think about it all… A Team Captain –… Read more »

17 January

My twin sister and I are close. Usually whatever the one does the other does too, we had the same hobbies, the same friends, similar degrees and now work in similar careers in marketing. Smile! No, sparrow face! No? DAMNIT! #sisters #twins #selfie #henparty #sparrowface A photo posted by Louisa Ellins (@killherinstinct) on Jul 11,… Read more »

19 December The Ruth Fairy

By The Ruth Fairy 2015 has been a pretty big year for the Harlots so let’s take a moment to reflect on some of the best parts of the year. Our A team has been kept very busy with lots of bouts (14 in total!) both home and away. We competed in Tier 2 North… Read more »