Don't fancy sitting in traffic for hours, or crammed into a train with no air-con? Don't worry Cheapos, a day at the beach is closer (and cheaper) than you think; at Big Penny Social you can get full classic British seaside resort vibes without leaving London. Welcome to Walthamstow-on-Sea. You can bask in the sun, sit in a deckchair and twiddle your toes in the sand, sip on a cold beer or frozen cocktail, enjoy a classic 99 ice cream, or sit down with some fish and chips on the beach - all seagull-free and on your doorstep. Tuesday-Thursday evenings are free, with Friday-Sunday sessions a paltry \u00a32. There are also kid-friendly sessions and one-off events, see website for details. For bookings for sessions that aren\u2019t ticketed, there is a pre-authorisation payment of \u00a32 per person. For free sessions, this won\u2019t be charged unless you don\u2019t turn up for your booking. For sessions that cost \u00a32, this won\u2019t be charged unless you don\u2019t turn up for your booking, but they will take a \u00a32 card payment for entry in person.