A Barn Dance Repertoire
by Thomas Green
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Tumbling Tom's Tonic

Author:  Les Ord
Formation: 4 couples
Difficulty:  2
Style:  English
Lines of four facing, partners side-by-side, with the women in the centre:
M1   M2
W1   W2
W4   W3
M4   M3


A1: Reels of four along the sides, all the way back to place.
A2: Border swing partner twice around (right arms round waists, left arms free); ditto with left arms.
B1: Face partner and clap Own-Together, Right-with-Partner, Together, Left, Together, Chest, Both-with-Partner.
B2: Women RH star while men go round anti-clockwise outside; then women LH star going one extra place on, while men go clockwise back to own place.  Form new lines.

Men always start from home position, women progress.
Thanks to Les Ord for permission and corrections.

Music:  32 bar hornpipes