William Harvey Sunday
2nd June 2019
William Harvey was born in Folkestone on 1 April 1578 and died on 3 June 1657. Each year, around the time of his death, a commemoration service is held in Folkestone at the William Harvey Statue located in Langhorne Gardens on The Leas. The Civic Party, including the Town Mayor, Town Councillors, members of the Harveian and Medical Societies of London and representatives from The Harvey Grammar School process from the Burlington Hotel along The Leas to the William Harvey Statue for a brief commemoration service.