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

1 September

We’ve got an amazing weekend of women’s sport ahead of us in Nottingham! First up on Saturday 5th September, the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots A and B teams play Central City Rollergirls’ A and B teams at Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton campus. For £7 in advance or £8 on the door, you get two fast-paced games… Read more »

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18 August

After a hard fought and tense final, the East Midlands’ top female roller derby team the Hellfire Harlots came away with second place in Tier 2 North of the Roller Derby British Championships. In a disappointing loss which initially saw the Harlots hold Newcastle on just one point from the first jam as they extended… Read more »

13 August

Happy anniversary old girl! Yep, roller derby is 80 years old today and we couldn’t be happier. The sport might have had more reinventions and rule changes than Madonna and Lady Gaga have changed their style but we are so happy to be part of something revolutionary that changes everybody it touches… for the better…. Read more »

11 August

By Tiki Terror I have been through a few skate brands and boots over the last six or so years since I started, back in May I decided to really invest in a good quality boot since experiencing size issues with my old boots. I wanted to invest in a pair of high quality boots… Read more »

28 July

By Janey Canuckle I was 36 in 2012, when I attended my first Hellfire Harlots recruitment session at the suggestion of my wonderful longtime friend (and now amazing derby ref) Zebra Harry. I wasn’t particularly athletic growing up: I got steady Bs in PE and dropped it at the first opportunity two years from the… Read more »