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

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 »

17 December

By Louisa Ellins The Nottingham Hellfire Harlots are proud to be a diverse group of people and in that diversity includes people who are really quite crafty and good at making things as well as those of us who really have to try super hard just to come away with something to take home to… Read more »

28 September

Dear Freshies, If you’re reading this, you’ve probably laced up a pair of skates very recently, and are now completely and irrevocably in love with roller derby. Good for you! Its new skaters that keep derby alive, and I was one myself not that long ago (I’m not even a year on skates yet). I… Read more »

22 September

This time, it is your time to find out exactly what roller derby could mean to you. Yes, it’s a full contact sport and yes, we are a women’s league but what more is there to roller derby? Turns out, quite a lot! When we decided it was time to open our doors to new… Read more »

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10 September

You would expect a contact sport on roller skates to be exciting but on Saturday, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots raised the bar in their game against Central City Rollergirls at Nottingham Trent University. Following the two league’s B team game where Harlots B suffered a heart-breaking defeat with a score of NHH B 126 –… Read more »