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

8 May

I’ve been working so hard at a lot of things lately that the inspiration to be awesome hasn’t been as forthcoming for me as it has in the past. Unforgiving deadlines, a growing to-do list with no end in sight and physio to work on burns a person out, leaving her going through the motions… Read more »

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5 May

When we decided to accept GO-GO Ghent Roller Girls’ invitation to A Skate Odyssey (y’know, that WFTDA tournament happening next week), we knew we’d have to do a bit of fundraising to help get our skaters and crew over to Belgium. We couldn’t have anticipated the amazing response we’ve had from the entire league, our… Read more »

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1 May

Since I started derby 18 months ago, I’ve been using 187 pro wrist guards, they were easy to wear and have probably saved me from a broken wrist but I’ve had numerous problems with them. My first pair, I broke the splint and although the convienient slit in the front, theoretically allows the replacement of… Read more »

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26 April

2014 was a year of hard slog for the Harlots but 2015 is finally turning around for these 14 strong willed women who are determined to make 2015 the year everyone knows who the Nottingham Hellfire Harlots are and what they stand for. A dry bouting spell in the latter part of 2014 due to… Read more »

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23 April

We’ve been doing lots of cool and crazy things to help us raise funds to send the team to A Skate Odyssey in Ghent, Belgium next month and one of these crazy things was a pub quiz! The pub quiz to end all pub quizzes! Hosted by the lovely people at the Horse and Groom… Read more »

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